The 49-year-old fast-bowler was on his way to the National Stadium to attend a bowling camp when a vehicle rammed into his car from behind.

According to initial reports, the unidentified men hit Akram’s car and opened fire at him when he walked out of his car. H e was not hurt in the attack.

"The bullet hit my car's tyres but I remained safe. I have noted down the vehicle’s number and given it to the police," Akram told local TV channels.

Speaking to a news channel, Wasim said that he was not facing any particular threats.

Akram's manager Arsalan Hyder said, "Wasim was driving himself, and the car next to him tried to jam his car to one side and opened fire. He did not get hit, he is now at the National Stadium, dealing with police formalities."

Akram called the police helpline and registered the complaint. Police has reached the spot and investigations are under way.

Akram, one of Pakistan's greatest cricketers, played 104 Tests and took 414 wickets and scored 2898 runs. In ODIs, he took 502 wickets and scored 3717 runs in 356 matches.

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