- Former Pakistan captain Waqar Younis has been inducted into the PCB Hall of Fame.
- Waqar Younis took 373 Test and 416 ODI wickets for Pakistan
Former Pakistan captain Waqar Younis has been officially inducted into the PCB Hall of Fame.On the third day of the third Test of the Waqar Younis Beno Qadir Trophy, he received an honorary cap and plaque and became part of the PCB Hall of Fame.Waqar Younis took 373 Test and 416 ODI wickets for Pakistan
He took more than 50 wickets against 5 teams in Test cricket.These teams include New Zealand, England, West Indies, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe.He also won the award against four teams in ODIs.These teams include Sri Lanka, New Zealand, West Indies and South Africa
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has already assigned an enclosure at Gaddafi Stadium Lahore to Waqar Younis for his outstanding services to Pakistan cricket.This is the ground where Waqar Younis has taken 29 wickets in 7 Test matches and 14 wickets in 12 ODIs.
Waqar Younis said on the occasion that he was proud to be inducted into the PCB Hall of Fame on an occasion when his mother and wife were also present.
He said that in fact it was a great honor for him to receive this honorary plaque of PCB Hall of Fame from his mother as he was very impressed with his mother, without him he would not have been able to achieve all this in cricket.
The former captain said that representing Pakistan was the fulfillment of his dream and he is still thrilled to remember this moment, 19 years after his last international match. Thank you
Waqar Younis said that it is a matter of pride for him that because of this honor he is standing in the line of great players like Abdul Qadir, Fazal Mahmood, Hanif Muhammad, Wasim Akram, Javed Miandad and Zaheer Abbas today, all these players. Are legends and history is full of timeless stories of their services to cricket.