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Waqar Younis

Waqar Younis

Born
16/11/1971
49 years
Batting Style
Right Handed
Bowling Style
Right-arm fast
INTERNATIONALIPL
TestOdiT20

Debut

India

15/11/1989

Recent Match

South Africa

02/01/2003

Matches

87

Runs

1010

120

Innings

1010

Runs

0/0

100s / 50s

133/16

4s / 6s

10.20

Average

47.95

SR

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Player Bio

About

Often referred as the “Sultan of Swing”, Waqar Younis was one of the most dreaded Pakistani fast bowlers of his era. His ability to reverse swing t

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Pakistan need to build a bunch of pacers for T20 World Cup: Waqar

The fast bowling great said that winning the ODI and T20I series in South Africa was a big achievement for the team.
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17 Apr 2021
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Pakistan need to build a bunch of pacers for T20 World Cup: Waqar
The fast bowling great said that winning the ODI and T20I series in South Africa was a big achievement for the team.
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17 Apr 2021
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Waqar cheated with the ball to get reverse swing: Asif

Waqar finished his career with 373 Test wickets, 416 ODI wickets and is regarded as one of the finest bowlers from his country
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28 Mar 2021
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Waqar cheated with the ball to get reverse swing: Asif
Waqar finished his career with 373 Test wickets, 416 ODI wickets and is regarded as one of the finest bowlers from his country
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28 Mar 2021
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Pakistan working out rotation policy for pacers

Bowling coach Waqar said, thankfully, Pakistan at present have a good bunch of pace bowlers to choose from for all three formats
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12 Feb 2021
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Pakistan working out rotation policy for pacers
Bowling coach Waqar said, thankfully, Pakistan at present have a good bunch of pace bowlers to choose from for all three formats
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12 Feb 2021
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Will be available to play for Pakistan again once Misbah and Co leave: Amir

Having already retired from Tests, the 28-year-old quit international cricket last month alleging mental torture by the cricket board. He had later also blamed Misbah and bowling coach Waqar Younis for spoiling his image
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18 Jan 2021
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Will be available to play for Pakistan again once Misbah and Co leave: Amir
Having already retired from Tests, the 28-year-old quit international cricket last month alleging mental torture by the cricket board. He had later also blamed Misbah and bowling coach Waqar Younis for spoiling his image
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18 Jan 2021
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Put an end to this scary dressing room environment, says Mohammad Amir

He was reacting to recent comments from Misbah and Waqar after returning from New Zealand
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15 Jan 2021
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Put an end to this scary dressing room environment, says Mohammad Amir
He was reacting to recent comments from Misbah and Waqar after returning from New Zealand
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15 Jan 2021
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Waqar to return home after the Boxing Day Test against New Zealand

The 49-year-old will rejoin the national side in time for the home series against South Africa
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22 Dec 2020
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Waqar to return home after the Boxing Day Test against New Zealand
The 49-year-old will rejoin the national side in time for the home series against South Africa
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22 Dec 2020
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Amir slams Misbah and Younis for "spoiling" his image

The 28-year-old said he had been "tolerating the negative narrative" against him from the management since last year
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20 Dec 2020
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Amir slams Misbah and Younis for "spoiling" his image
The 28-year-old said he had been "tolerating the negative narrative" against him from the management since last year
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20 Dec 2020
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Babar's ouster a major setback for us: Waqar Younis

Pakistan bowling coach admitted that Babar's absence will have an impact on Pakistan's chances of winning the three-match series
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13 Dec 2020
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Babar's ouster a major setback for us: Waqar Younis
Pakistan bowling coach admitted that Babar's absence will have an impact on Pakistan's chances of winning the three-match series
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13 Dec 2020
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ICC should standardise one brand of ball in Tests: Waqar Younis

Besides Dukes, Kookaburra and SG are the other two cricket balls mainly used in international matches. While India uses SG, England, Ireland and the West Indies use Dukes and all other countries use Kookaburra
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04 Sep 2020
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ICC should standardise one brand of ball in Tests: Waqar Younis
Besides Dukes, Kookaburra and SG are the other two cricket balls mainly used in international matches. While India uses SG, England, Ireland and the West Indies use Dukes and all other countries use Kookaburra
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04 Sep 2020
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Pakistan cricket fraternity salutes Dhoni for an impactful career

Pakistani stalwarts such as Inzamam-ul-Haq, Basit Ali, Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis Mudassar Nazar, Shahid Afridi and many others showed immense respect for Dhoni
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18 Aug 2020
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Pakistan cricket fraternity salutes Dhoni for an impactful career
Pakistani stalwarts such as Inzamam-ul-Haq, Basit Ali, Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis Mudassar Nazar, Shahid Afridi and many others showed immense respect for Dhoni
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18 Aug 2020
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