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SK Newspoint: Live Cricket News 22nd August 2017

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedAug 22, 2017 20:27 IST

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20:27 (IST)22 AUG 2017

Wasim-Waqar not to reunite for PSL
Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis had a tumultuous relationship during their playing career

Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis, two of the greatest pacers produced by Pakistan, won't be coming together to work for the Multan Sultans in the PSL, with Waqar failing to reach an agreement to become the side's head coach. Approached by the Dubai-based franchise to become their head coach, Waqar, a two-time coach of the Pakistan national side, was 'excited' at the prospect of working with Wasim Akram, but a 'final agreement' couldn't be reached between the two sides.

20:24 (IST)22 AUG 2017

New Zealand's oldest cricketer, Tom Pritchard passes away at 100
Tom Pritchard

Tom Pritchard, New Zealand's oldest cricketer, passed away on August 22 at the age of 100. The first Kiwi cricketer to cross the age of 10, Pritchard, a pacer, played for Warwickshire during the 1950s and 1960s. He took a total of 695 of his career's 818 wickets for Warwickshire, averaging at 23.30 across his 200 first-class career games. 

He came close to getting selected to the national side, but couldn't never make it to the top-most level. 
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