The former pacer says that he became addict of cocaine and his former wife asked him to undergo rehab to fight against addiction.
In a recent interview to a local news outlet, Wasim Akram revealed that he was forced to undergo rehabilitation centre in Pakistan for more than two months. He made these revelations during his interview for his book.
He also revealed as how he became addict of the cocaine.
"It started when someone at a party in England said, " do you wanna try it?" . He said he replied, "yeah,".
He sais that she told him about rehab and suggested him to go there for rehabilitation. Wasim said that he told him that he would go there for a month but the centre kept him for two months against his will.
He further shares that the rehabilitation center was a horrible place and that was very tough time for him.
"I had no idea what they were eating, I used to go to every class, and attend parent-teacher meetings. I had to be friendly with their friends' parents. But I accept this fact that every parent around my kids helped a lot," he added.
Akram played in 104 Tests for Pakistan and took 414 wickets. He also took 502 wickets in 356 One-Day Internationals during his career.