Waqar Younis

Don't relate reverse swing to ball-tampering: Pakistan greats explain the art

Don't relate reverse swing to ball-tampering: Pakistan greats explain the art

Pakistan's masters of reverse-swinging a cricket ball have unanimously defended it as an "art" that can be achieved without the tampering that ended in shameful bans for three Australian players.

Mar 31, 2018, 10:08 AM IST
Afghanistan spinner Mujeeb Zadran youngest to take five-for in ODIs, beats Waqar Younis

Afghanistan spinner Mujeeb Zadran youngest to take five-for in ODIs, beats Waqar Younis

On Friday at the age of 16 years and 325 days, Afghanistan offspinner Mujeeb Zadran became the youngest bowler to take a five-wicket haul in the 50-overs format. 

Feb 16, 2018, 21:53 PM IST
Pakistan's former captain Waqar Younis tips Indian skipper Virat Kohli to break all batting records

Pakistan's former captain Waqar Younis tips Indian skipper Virat Kohli to break all batting records

The former fast bowler, who resigned as Pakistan's head coach last year, said that Kohli was a supreme-talented batsman in contemporary cricket.

Dec 24, 2017, 17:27 PM IST
Boards need to monitor T20 leagues to curb corruption: Waqar

Boards need to monitor T20 leagues to curb corruption: Waqar

Former Pakistan head coach, Waqar Younis believes cricket boards need to increase their monitoring of franchise-based T20 leagues and educate the players to keep the sport clean of corruption.

Nov 17, 2017, 14:12 PM IST
Match fixing exists at all levels, says former Pakistan pacer Waqar Younis

Match fixing exists at all levels, says former Pakistan pacer Waqar Younis

Recently, Pakistan hosted World XI for a three-match T20I series which was followed by a lone T20I against Sri Lanka. 

Nov 12, 2017, 21:15 PM IST
ICC Test Championship pointless without India-Pakistan contests, says Waqar Younis

ICC Test Championship pointless without India-Pakistan contests, says Waqar Younis

The ICC Test Championship requires each of the top nine Test nations to play six series each in a two-year cycle with the top two teams facing off in the final. 

Oct 15, 2017, 15:16 PM IST
Kamran Akmal lashes out at Waqar Younis, says latter caused damage Pakistan cricket as coach

Kamran Akmal lashes out at Waqar Younis, says latter caused damage Pakistan cricket as coach

It is the first time that a current Pakistan player has come out and openly criticised Waqar, who was forced to step down as head coach after Pakistan fared poorly in the last World T20 in India.

Jul 27, 2017, 11:44 AM IST
Waqar Younis faces heat on Twitter after suggesting 30-over ODI cricket for women

Waqar Younis faces heat on Twitter after suggesting 30-over ODI cricket for women

Australian all-rounder Jess Jonassen even labelled Waqar's remarks as offensive and misguided.

Jul 04, 2017, 19:24 PM IST
Champions Trophy 2017, semi-final 1: Waqar Younis slams Eoin Morgan's 'lame excuse' after loss against Pakistan

Champions Trophy 2017, semi-final 1: Waqar Younis slams Eoin Morgan's 'lame excuse' after loss against Pakistan

Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed had no qualms about the pitch and was more than happy at his team`s progression towards their first final at a major ODI event since 1999 World Cup.

Jun 15, 2017, 09:38 AM IST
Even Virat Kohli will feel pressure of India-Pakistan clash: Waqar Younis

Even Virat Kohli will feel pressure of India-Pakistan clash: Waqar Younis

Earlier this week, Kohli had shrugged off the question regarding the pressure of India-Pakistan clash by calling it 'just another match'.

May 30, 2017, 17:31 PM IST
James Anderson disappointed over being overlooked for the role of England Test captain

James Anderson disappointed over being overlooked for the role of England Test captain

"I don`t know if I`d have taken the captaincy but it would have been nice to have been considered for it," ESPNcricinfo quoted Anderson as saying.

Apr 01, 2017, 16:08 PM IST
Pakistan's problem child Umar Akmal lands in yet another controversy — WATCH

Pakistan's problem child Umar Akmal lands in yet another controversy — WATCH

Last year, he was dropped from Pakistan’s tour of England after former coach Waqar Younis made complaints about his behaviour.

Mar 03, 2017, 08:27 AM IST
Wasim Akram - Waqar Younis banter over Anil Kumble's 10-wicket haul turning ugly?

Wasim Akram - Waqar Younis banter over Anil Kumble's 10-wicket haul turning ugly?

Akram claims that Waqar talked about getting run-out to deny Kumble his 10-wicket haul.

Feb 10, 2017, 12:14 PM IST
Waqar Younis hits out at 'ageing' Wasim Akram after revelation of failed ploy against Anil Kumble's 'perfect 10'

Waqar Younis hits out at 'ageing' Wasim Akram after revelation of failed ploy against Anil Kumble's 'perfect 10'

Waqar Younis took to Twitter to deny the charges put at him by his compatriot saying that age was taking its toll on Wasim Akram.

Feb 09, 2017, 16:06 PM IST
Viru at His Best: Virender Sehwag thanks Wasim Akram for helping Anil Kumble complete 'Perfect Ten'

Viru at His Best: Virender Sehwag thanks Wasim Akram for helping Anil Kumble complete 'Perfect Ten'

Former India opener Virender Sehwag thanked Wasim Akram for helping Anil Kumble complete the 'Perfect Ten' in 1999.

Feb 08, 2017, 18:16 PM IST
Anil Kumble's perfect 10: When Waqar Younis planned to spoil Jumbo's party by getting run-out

Anil Kumble's perfect 10: When Waqar Younis planned to spoil Jumbo's party by getting run-out

Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag also reminded the fans of the incident through a tweet on Tuesday.

 

Feb 07, 2017, 15:28 PM IST
Australia vs Pakistan: Waqar Younis slams Younis Khan for RIDICULOUS batting — WATCH

Australia vs Pakistan: Waqar Younis slams Younis Khan for RIDICULOUS batting — WATCH

His reverse seep ended with an easy catch at first slip, taken by Steve Smith.

Dec 18, 2016, 22:43 PM IST
In high-voltage match, Sachin Tendulkar single-handedly destroys Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, Shoaib Akhtar — WATCH Video

In high-voltage match, Sachin Tendulkar single-handedly destroys Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, Shoaib Akhtar — WATCH Video

During the course of his 75-ball knock, Tendulkar hit 12 fours and six.

Nov 24, 2016, 19:05 PM IST
Debut Twins, Sachin Tendulkar and Waqar Younis forget Indo-Pak tensions to celebrate historic day

Debut Twins, Sachin Tendulkar and Waqar Younis forget Indo-Pak tensions to celebrate historic day

Waqar Younis bagged 4 wickets for 91 including that of bowling Tendulkar out for 15 off 24 balls.

Nov 15, 2016, 21:11 PM IST
Navjot Singh Sidhu out on zero to Waqar Younis in 1990 – The match Kapil Sharma keeps talking about

Navjot Singh Sidhu out on zero to Waqar Younis in 1990 – The match Kapil Sharma keeps talking about

The incident took place during the Austral-Asia Cup tie between India and Paksitan in 1990.

Oct 21, 2016, 12:34 PM IST