Double Wicket Tournament introduced by PCB entertained the spectators a lot as it involved lots of boundaries and huge sixes. Every international team sent a pair of players for the participation in the tournament. Shahid Afridi and Wasim Akram represented green shirts in it and they became champions of this shortest format of cricket as expected earlier.
Everyone knew Double Wicket Tournament would suit Boom Boom Afridi more than any player and he proved it right. He won the most rewards of hitting boundaries and sixes in almost every match. Legendary fast bowler Wasim Akram just handled him right in the tournament and both players played aggressive cricket in every match.
Boom Boom Afridi outclassed the bowlers of every team and he did not care about the name of the bowler at all. He just wanted to smash the ball out of the park which he did on several occasions and none of the bowlers could stop him from smashing the ball. On the other hand in bowling Wasim Akram took the responsibility of defending the total or restricting the batsmen to score runs.
Wasim Akram not just bowled well in double wicket tournament, he showed his talent with bat as well because he smashed the ball out of the park on many occasions which helped them to put massive target on the board. Boom Boom Afridi bowled quick leg break and he did not give much time to batsman to get the elevation or room to hit freely.
The strategy of Wasim Akram with his partner Shahid Afridi worked quite well for them in double wicket tournament and in every match they defeated the opponents very easily. The aggressive nature of both players helped them to become the champions of the tournament and they achieved most of the rewards as well.