Many international cricketers have called Mahendra Singh Dhoni the ideal skipper and an impressive batsman and one of the hardest to bowl. Now MS Dhoni himself has claimed to be a fan of a Pakistani cricketer who is by far the toughest bowler he has come across.

Can You Guess who is the toughest Pakistani bowler that challenges Dhoni?

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The former Indian captain said that it was not Glenn McGrath or even Dale Steyn that gave him a tough time!

It was our very own Rawalpindi Express, Pakistani pacer Shoaib Akhtar!

2002 ! Broke the barrier 100 mph .. Is he the fastest ever bowler ?

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This is what Dhoni said about Akhtar:

“All the fast bowlers are quite difficult, with the limited technique I had, it was very difficult to face the fast bowlers. Still, if I had to pick one, I would pick Shoaib Akhtar”

And he even reveals the reason why Akhtar is a tough cookie!

“Very simple reason, he was quick, he was fast, he could bowl a yorker, he could bowl a bouncer but you never expected a beamer, he was a bit unpredictable, he was fun to play against”

Well, it’s true that its really hard to beat our invincible,  Rawalpindi Express! Proud of him.

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