Waqar Younis inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame

Updated: 11 December 2013 22:32 IST

Waqar Younis becomes the 70th male member inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame.

Dubai:

Pakistan pace legend Waqar Younis became the latest inductee into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame at the start of the first T20 match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Dubai on Wednesday.

"To be in the august company of some of the greatest players the game has ever seen is personally quite exciting for me," Waqar was quoted saying, according to an official media release by the ICC.

ICC Chief Executive David Richardson handed Waqar his commemorative cap, making him the 70th male member and fifth Pakistan player -- after Hanif Mohammad, Imran Khan, Javed Miandad and Wasim Akram, to be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame.

Waqar, who was reputed to be one of the best fast bowlers in the world, has 373 wickets in 87 Tests and 416 scalps from 262 One-Day Internationals.

Topics : Cricket Pakistan New Zealand Waqar Younis David Richardson
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