Who is Wahab Riaz?

Updated: 30 March 2011 20:21 IST

The fact that the left arm pacer has been preferred over Shoaib Akhtar in the Pakistan team in most matches of the World Cup, talks about his ability.

Who is Wahab Riaz?
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New Delhi:

While all eyes were on Umar Gul and Shahid Afridi, expecting them to wreck the Indian batting, it turned out to be the little known Wahab Riaz who ripped through the the star-studded Indian line-up.

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Riaz not only bowled his heart out but also came out on top in the field, making some great saves. He could well prove to be the difference for Pakistan in this all-important semi-final clash.

The fact that the left arm pacer has been preferred over Shoaib Akhtar in the Pakistan team in most matches of the World Cup, talks about his ability. Riaz has variety in his bowling and can bowl good yorkers.

Although Riaz hadn't picked up too many wickets until this match, his economy had been pretty good. But, he has finally come good at Mohali and how. What better ocassion to make an impact?

For more read his career profile here. (Note: The profile is updated till the last match that Riaz played)

Topics : India Pakistan Junaid Khan Cricket Mohammad Amir Wasim Akram ICC World Cup, 2011 Mohammed Asif
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