The legend has been inducted into the PCB Hall of fame. Read out the complete details down below with us!
Waqar Younis inducted into PCB Hall of Fame
Former Pakistan captain Waqar Younis has been honored after he took 373 Test and 416 ODI wickets. Thus, He has been officially inducted into the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Hall of Fame.Therefore, ex-skipper has been rewarded with the traditional commemorative cap and plaque in the third cricket Test between Pakistan and Australia at the Gaddafi Stadium.
In Tests, Waqar took 50 or more wickets against New Zealand (70), Zimbabwe (62). Sri Lanka (56), West Indies (55), and England (50). In ODIs, he took 84 wickets against Sri Lanka, followed by New Zealand (79), West Indies (60). South Africa (58), India (37), England (30), Australia (29), and Zimbabwe (23).
“Playing for Pakistan was a dream come true. I still cherish every single moment of wearing the Pakistani color. And to be awarded by the Pakistan Cricket Board with this honor 19 years after I last represented my country is just the icing on the cake. F or which I am grateful to them.
“It is indeed a very proud moment for me to be placed in the same category as Abdul Qadir, Fazal Mahmood, Hanif Mohammad, Imran Khan, Javed Miandad, Wasim Akram and Zaheer Abbas. These individuals are absolute legends of the game and their achievements and success stories are well documented.
“I would like to thank all the players I played with and against as well as all the support staff who contributed towards my accomplishments.”