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Wahab Riaz
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Wahab Riaz

Pakistan|Bowler
Wahab Riaz

INTL CAREER: 2008 - 2020

Full Name

Wahab Riaz

Born

June 28, 1985, Lahore, Punjab

Age

36y 34d

Also Known As

Vicky

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Left arm fast

Playing Role

Bowler

TEAMS

Wahab Riaz, a left-arm fast bowler, has the pace to trouble the best, but hasn't always combined it with consistency. He has benefited from Pakistan's chronic poor luck with fast bowlers: with Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif missing more than they play and Umar Gul injury-prone, Riaz came into national reckoning earlier than he might have reasonably expected. Since then he has had some good moments in international cricket, but consistency hasn't been his strongest suit.

On his Test debut, against England at The Oval in 2010, Riaz took 5 for 63, becoming the ninth Pakistan bowler to take five on debut. Among his victims were Andrew Strauss, Jonathan Trott and Kevin Pietersen. However, he had poor tours of New Zealand and West Indies in 2011, and was dropped from the Test side.

As an ODI bowler he has been a wicket-taker but has also leaked plenty of runs. His ODI best came in a big game, when he took 5 for 46 against India in the World Cup semi-final in Mohali - among his wickets were Virender Sehwag, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh and MS Dhoni - but it wasn't enough to prevent defeat. Since then he has been in the mix in Pakistan's ODI side, even though his economy rate continues to be a concern.
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Career Averages

Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test274950182864835/637/13434.503.4260.40320
ODI9190432741171205/465/4634.305.7036.00510
T20I3635710971343/183/1828.558.2020.80000
FC13623328128494419/5929.133.3052.8023165
List A182859677382475/245/2431.325.4034.80950
T20280276597573233345/85/821.927.3517.80130
Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test27415306398.5072742.090032550
ODI91661574054*14.5084987.16035530290
T20I3618615430*12.83123125.200010760
FC1361933126758416.51010410
List A1821213813597716.37162283.7805590
T202801626214705314.701096134.120111461810
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Recent Matches - Player

MATCHBATBOWLDATEGROUNDFORMAT
Zalmi vs Sultans00/5224-Jun-2021Abu DhabiT20
Zalmi vs United--2/3522-Jun-2021Abu DhabiT20
Zalmi vs Kings--2/2921-Jun-2021Abu DhabiT20
Zalmi vs United28*0/3617-Jun-2021Abu DhabiT20
Zalmi vs Kings--3/3415-Jun-2021Abu DhabiT20

Photos


Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Rizwan at the toss for the 2021 PSL final
Wahab Riaz and Shoaib Malik celebrate
Wahab Riaz trapped Babar Azam lbw for a first-ball duck
Wahab Riaz congratulates Abrar Ahmed, who took three wickets on his return to T20 cricket
Waha Riaz appeals for a wicket
Wahab Riaz took 4 for 17