Waqar Younis

In Pics: Sporting GREATS who failed to win a major trophy

Argentina captain Lionel Messi broke a massive jinx by finally winning a major international trophy - the Copa America 2021 - 16 years after making his debut. The international win was a huge weight on Messi's shoulder, who has achieved it all at the domestic level for Barcelona. However, there are other sporting legends who had to announce their retirement without any international trophy to their name. Here we take a look at sporting greats who failed to win any major international trophy.

Jul 12, 2021, 14:29 PM IST

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza wishes former Pakistan paceman Waqar Younis on wedding anniversary

Waqar Younis was one of the leading paceman from Pakistan, picking up 373 Test wickets and 416 ODI scalps in a career spanning 14 years. Younis also captained the Pakistan side and was the head coach for some time as well.  

Feb 11, 2021, 12:39 PM IST

Someone hacked my Twitter account, liked obscene video: Waqar Younis after quitting social media

Younis added that he always believed social media was an effective tool of communication but after his account was repeatedly hacked in the past, he was forced to shun the platform.

May 29, 2020, 14:45 PM IST

ICC asks followers to name all-time favourite fast-bowling pair; Twitterati picks Wasim Akram-Waqar Younis

While majority of them went for Pakistan duo of Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis, the pair Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar was among the favourite Indian fast-bowling duo.

May 11, 2020, 12:24 PM IST

Waqar says saliva must for swinging the ball, Holding finds no logic in legalising ball-tampering

Michael Holding feels legalising ball tampering in the post COVID-19 world is a bit "self contradictory" while Proteas great Allan Donald is completely on the opposite end of the spectrum on a subject that has divided opinions.

Apr 28, 2020, 14:52 PM IST

Pakistan have no dearth of talents, says Waqar Younis

Pakistan bowling coach Waqar Younis hailed the young talents and said that the team got a bunch of youngsters in the team who can become a force in near future.

Jan 03, 2020, 10:27 AM IST

Waqar Younis congratulates Shaheen Shah for first fifer in Test cricket

Pakistan bowling coach Waqar Younis congratulated pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi for taking his first five-wicket haul in Test cricket.

Dec 21, 2019, 12:58 PM IST

Bowling coach Waqar Younis to miss Pakistan's first ODI against Sri Lanka

Waqar will return in time for the second one-dayer on September 29 and join Pakistan men’s team in Karachi.

Sep 22, 2019, 16:27 PM IST

Misbah-ul-Haq named Pakistan head coach, Waqar Younis new bowling coach

Misbah and Waqar have worked together in the past when the former was the Pakistan captain and the latter was the head coach.

Sep 04, 2019, 15:10 PM IST

Misbah-ul-Haq, Waqar Younis frontrunners for Pakistan coaching posts

The interviews of candidates for the post of head coach were conducted on Thursday in which Misbah, former Test opener Mohsin Hasan Khan and ex-Australian batsman Dean Jones (through video-link) were interviewed.

Aug 30, 2019, 16:59 PM IST

Shoaib Akhtar reveals 'sad secret' about 2003 World Cup loss to India

In the group-stage match played on March 1, 2003, at Centurion in South Africa, the Pakistan team failed to defend a target of 274.

Aug 06, 2019, 12:24 PM IST

Pakistan intimidated by India, relying on talent alone: Waqar Younis

Waqar felt that the first mistake in the match by Pakistan was when Sarfaraz Ahmed chose to field first.

Jun 18, 2019, 11:41 AM IST

Shahid Afridi ruined many careers for his own good: Pakistan batsman Imran Farhat

Farhat, who played 40 Tests and 58 ODIs for Pakistan, also urged the cricketers who have been named and shamed in Afridi`s book to "speak up and tell the truth". 
 

May 07, 2019, 18:10 PM IST

Shahid Afridi finally reveals his real age in autobiography

The revelations in his autobiography mean that Afridi was not 16 when he smashed a record-breaking 37-ball hundred against Sri Lanka in Nairobi in 1996. 

May 02, 2019, 22:14 PM IST

Trent Boult surpasses Waqar Younis, fastest to 100 ODI wickets in a country

The 29-year-old Kiwi achieved this feat during his 49th ODI match in New Zealand. Younis on the other hand, had accumulated the same tally in 53 ODIs which were conducted in Sharjah, UAE.  

Jan 31, 2019, 13:03 PM IST

Pakistan show rare consistency to scale T20 summit

Pakistan impressed early in the format, finishing runners-up in the inaugural World Twenty20 in 2007 before winning the title two years later.

Nov 12, 2018, 19:34 PM IST

Two new balls in ODIs is recipe for disaster: Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar shared his point of view after watching England batsmen go on a rampage against Australia in the last two ODIs.

Jun 22, 2018, 11:09 AM IST

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

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

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