Waqar Younis

  • PCB keen to bring back Waqar Younis as chief coach 14-04-2014 04:51 PM

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board is keen to bring back former skipper Waqar Younis as the chief coach of the national team as current coach Moin Khan is tipped to take over as the head of the national selection committee. According to a report published in The Dawn, the legendary...
  • Ex Pak cricketers welcome Gavaskar's appointment as BCCI chief 29-03-2014 11:48 AM

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain and coach, Waqar Younis has welcomed the appointment of batting legend Sunil Gavaskar as the BCCI interim chairman for IPL affairs and said this appeared to be the first step towards cricketers playing a more prominent role in administration. "It is good news because I have...
  • Ashok Dinda can play Tests for India in future: Waqar 18-03-2014 09:24 PM

    Kolkata: Former Pakistan speedstar Waqar Younis says Bengal medium pacer Ashok Dinda has it in him to become a Test cricketer provided he makes a little adjustments to his bowling. Impressed with the 29-year-old Dinda's performance in the coaching session organised by Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) under its Vision...
  • Hope to find new bowling talent in Bengal: Waqar Younis 18-03-2014 08:53 PM

    The Cricket Association of Bengal has undertaken the Vision 2020 programme for the next three and has roped in former players Waqar Younis and Muttiah Muralitharan to work with its players. ...
  • I regard Steyn as one of the best in last 20-30 years: Waqar 15-03-2014 01:57 PM

    Kolkata: Pakistani fast-bowling legend Waqar Younis has said that the South African pacer Dale Steyn is one of the best in the world he has seen in past two to three decades. "I've regarded him as one of the best in the world for last 20-30 years. Even in South...
  • Waqar Younis, Muttiah Muralitharan appointed Bengal coaches 10-03-2014 09:13 PM

    Kolkata: Pakistani fast-bowling legend Waqar Younis and retired Sri Lankan spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan were on Monday appointed as bowling consultants for a Cricket Association of Bengal coaching programme beginning March 15 for a three-year contract. Brainchild of former India skipper Sourav Ganguly, the iconic duo will spend at least...
  • PCB chief promises important role to Waqar Younis 15-02-2014 12:38 AM

    Karachi: The chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Najam Sethi has promised an important role for former Test captain, Waqar Younis in the country's cricket set-up in the near future. He also didn't rule out the possibility of Waqar eventually returning to take over as head coach for a long...
  • No hard feelings over coaching snub: Waqar Younis 12-02-2014 07:10 PM

    Karachi: Pakistani fast-bowling legend Waqar Younis insisted on Wednesday he had no hard feelings about being overlooked as national coach and threw his weight behind Moin Khan. The 42-year-old was shortlisted alongside Khan to replace Australian Dav Whatmore, whose contract ended last month, but the ex-wicketkeeper was given the nod...
  • Moin Khan appointed Pakistan coach for Asia Cup and ICC World T20 2014 11-02-2014 10:27 PM

    Karachi: The Management Committee of the Pakistan Cricket Board on Tuesday appointed former wicketkeeper Moin Khan as head coach of the national team for the upcoming Asia Cup and World T20 Cup tournaments in Bangladesh, ignoring former Test captain Waqar Younis for the top job. The management committee which met...
  • Naming of Pakistan's Asia Cup squad and new coach held up 11-02-2014 11:16 AM

    Karachi: Two major announcements about the new head coach and the Pakistan squad for Asia Cup were held up due to the sudden dismissal of PCB chairman, Zaka Ashraf and would be reviewed by the new management committee and its chairman, Najam Sethi at their meeting on Tuesday. A reliable...
  • Waqar Younis uncertain about coaching Pakistan again 27-01-2014 11:26 AM

    Karachi: Pakistan bowling great Waqar Younis has said that he is as still undecided on whether to apply for the post of head coach of the national team. Waqar has emerged as a front runner to take over as head coach of the Pakistan team after Australian Dav Whatmore's two...
  • Waqar in strong chance to return as Pakistan coach: sources 25-01-2014 08:14 AM

    Karachi: The chances of former Pakistan captain Waqar Younis returning to coach the national side for the Asia Cup and T20 World Cup have brightened as he is planning to settle down in Dubai, according to sources. A source in the Pakistan Cricket Board said that the coaching committee formed...
  • PCB interim committee shortlists candidates for head coach 16-01-2014 09:28 AM

    Karachi: The Interim Management Committee of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) at its meeting this week shortlisted three candidates to take over as head coach of the national team for the Asia Cup and the World T20 Cup to be held in Bangladesh in the next three months. "The interim...
  • Waqar Younis wants spinning track for third Test 14-01-2014 10:06 AM

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain, Waqar Younis has advised the national team management to press for changes in the side and go for a spinning track in the third Test against Sri Lanka at Sharjah. Sri Lanka won the second Test in Dubai and now lead the three match series by...
  • Umar Gul is still not fit enough to return to Test cricket: Waqar 28-12-2013 10:05 PM

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Waqar Younis feels that veteran pacer Umar Gul is still not fully fit to play in the Test series against Sri Lanka starting in Abu Dhabi from December 31st. "I don't think he (Gul) is ready to play in the Tests so soon after his knee...
  • Waqar praises 'best allrounder' Kallis 26-12-2013 08:30 AM

    Abu Dhabi: Former Pakistan fast bowler and coach Waqar Younis described Jacques Kallis as one of the world's leading allrounders after the South African star announced his retirement from Test cricket. Kallis, 38, said on Wednesday that the second Test between South Africa and India, starting in Durban on Thursday,...
  • Waqar Younis inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame 12-12-2013 12:10 AM

    Dubai: Former Pakistan captain Waqar Younis was on Thrsday inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame before the start of the first Twenty20 International between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai Sports City. Waqar received his commemorative cap from International Cricket Council Chief...
  • Waqar, Gilchrist to be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame 09-12-2013 12:47 PM

    Dubai: Former Pakistan captain Waqar Younis and ex-Australia wicketkepeer Adam Gilchrist will be inducted into the ICC's Hall of Fame next week. Waqar and Gilchrist become the 70th and 71st male members of the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. Waqar will join the exclusive club during the first Twenty20 International...
  • Waqar wants more power before taking up Pakistan coach job 19-11-2013 11:18 PM

    Karachi: Former fast bowler Waqar Younis, a front-runner for coaching job of Pakistan cricket team, has demanded more say in selection matters besides asking for a compensation equivalent to that of outgoing Dav Whatmore before taking up the assignment. It has been learnt that discussions had been held with Waqar...
  • Waqar Younis says legalising ball tampering impossible 27-10-2013 11:12 AM

    Dubai: Legendary fast bowler Waqar Younis feels it's impossible to legalise ball tampering and wants uniformity in the rules while punishing the offending players in international cricket. South Africa's Faf du Plessis escaped with just a fine of 50 per cent of his match fee for ball tampering that put...
  • Waqar says board turmoil hurting Pakistan cricket 25-10-2013 11:15 PM

    Dubai: Legendary fast bowler Waqar Younis on Friday called for an end to the turmoil which has pitted the Pakistan cricket administration against the courts, saying it was damaging the game. The Islamabad High Court this week ordered elections to be held for the chairmanship of the Pakistan Cricket Board...
  • Waqar Younis favourite to be reappointed as Pakistan coach 02-10-2013 09:41 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan's former captain Waqar Younis is emerging as a strong candidate to be reappointed as the national team coach, following some unimpressive performances under Dav Whatmore. Waqar, who resigned from his coaching position with the Pakistan team in September, 2011 due to personal reasons, has been to Lahore on...
  • The men behind Sunrisers Hyderabad's rise in IPL 6 22-05-2013 08:59 AM

    CNN-IBN sports editor Gaurav Kalra speaks to three key members of the Hyderabad franchise - coach Tom Moody, bowling coach Waqar Younis and ambassador Kris Srikkanth - who played a big role in the team's play-off qualification. ...
  • It's been a good experience playing my first IPL: Sammy 12-05-2013 09:39 AM

    Darren Sammy has ofcourse impressed one and all with his 'pacifier sucking' mode of celebration, but his contribution with the bat and ball this season can not be undermined. After joining the team in the middle of the tournament, Sammy has six wickets and 105 runs to his tally. After...
  • Steyn among top three pacers of all time: Waqar Younis 25-04-2013 05:10 PM

    Chennai: Former Pakistan skipper Waqar Younis says Dale Steyn is among the top three fast bowlers of all time and reckons the South African has it in him to "hit the top" if he keeps going for a another 2-3 seasons. "Dale Steyn is definitely in the top three for...
  • Will try to pick Waqar's brains: Dale Steyn 13-04-2013 04:24 PM

    New Delhi: Sunrisers pace spearhead Dale Steyn wants to pick the brains of former Pakistan skipper Waqar Younis, who is a bowling consultant with the Hyderabad franchise. The top-rated fast bowler said Waqar's presence is a big boon for Sunrisers and the youngsters will benefit a lot from the Pakistani....
  • Waqar Younis criticises Shahid Afridi 24-03-2013 06:24 PM

    Lahore: Former Pakistan captain and coach, Waqar Younis minced no words while criticising allrounder Shahid Afridi's performance during the ongoing fifth and final One-day International against South Africa at Benoni on Sunday. The former fast bowler, commenting in a television channel as an expert, said he was appalled at the...
  • CNN-IBN panel of experts chooses India-Pakistan ODI Dream Team 07-01-2013 08:52 PM

    Waqar Younis and Kris Srikkanth choose their India-Pakistan ODI Dream Team on a CNN-IBN show. ...