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Waqar Younis Biography & Latest News

Waqar Younis Biography

Waqar Younis Maitla is a former Pakistani right arm fast bowler in cricket and widely regarded as one of the greatest fast bowlers of all time. As of 2012, he holds the record for the youngest Pakistani Test captain and the third youngest Test captain in history. His trademark move was his ability to reverse swing a cricket ball at high speed. Waqar began his cricket career in in 1987/88 Pakistan, playing for several First-class cricket clubs. He had played only six first class games when he got picked for the Pakistan camp. Waqar made his International cricket debut for Pakistan against India on 15 November 1989, in the same match that Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar also made his debut. His statistics are quite impressive. His profile has a number of records that he made as well. He took 373 Test wickets and 416 One Day International wickets during his career. Together with bowling partner Wasim Akram, he formed one of the world's most feared bowling attacks. Younis has the best strike rate for any bowler with over 350 Test wickets. Waqar was appointed as the coach of the Pakistan cricket team on 3 March 2010. He played 87 Tests and 262 One Day International(ODI) matches for Pakistan during his international cricket career from1989 to 2003.

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