Wasim Akram Rates Hyderabadi Biryani Amidst Pakistan’s World Cup Stay In Hyderabad
By CricShots - Oct 6, 2023 11:56 am
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Pakistani cricketers, who are staying at a famous hotel in Hyderabad, Telangana, for the ODI World Cup 2023 matches at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Uppal, recently had the opportunity to taste the famous Hyderabadi biryani. The International Cricket Council (ICC) shared a video of the encounter on social media, which quickly went viral.

Wasim Akram
Wasim Akram

In the video, the interviewer asked the cricketers about the two biryanis and which one they preferred. He also asked them to rate the Hyderabadi biryani. Pakistan skipper Babar Azam said, “Hyderabadi biryani is spicy and that is its specialty. I give 8 out of 10 marks to it.”

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Pace bowler Hasan Ali gave 10 out of 10 to the very delicious Hyderabadi biryani. “It is mouthwatering and delicious. I will give 11 out of 10 marks”, batter Imam-ul-Haq said.

Babar Azam has said that he has been hearing about the great taste of the Hyderabadi biryani for a long time now and he finally got an opportunity to taste it in Hyderabad, where it has been prepared.

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Another video which has surfaced shows Wasim Akram making the tough choice. He says, “There is no competition to the Biryani served in Karachi. He claimed that the biryani served in Hyderabad is dry, more like a pulao.” With this, he urged his Indian friends to not get angry.


Despite losing their two warm-up matches against Australia and New Zealand, which were held at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Uppal, Hyderabad, the Pakistani team is looking forward to their upcoming matches against New Zealand on October 6 and Sri Lanka on October 10 at the same stadium as part of the ODI World Cup 2023.

Pakistan will also face India in a match scheduled at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on October 14. It is refreshing to see the Pakistani cricketers enjoying the local cuisine and hospitality. The ODI World Cup 2023 is a great opportunity for cricket fans from all over the world to come together and celebrate their love of the game.