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Waqar Younis is former Pakistan pacer.

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Pak cricketer Sami's career played out like a 'cruel tragedy': Expert
Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Sami has absorbed little, despite having access to some of the greatest fast bowlers that cricket has ever known, including Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis, with whom his career overlapped in its initial two years, said expert Dr. Saad Shafqat.

Ex-PCB chief backs Waqar for Australian bowling coach post
Former chief of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Ijaz Butt has backed Waqar Younis for the post of Australia's bowling coach, terming him the best candidate for the job.

Former Pak captain Waqar Younis targets Australian bowling coach job
Former Pakistan captain Waqar Younis is eyeing the position of Australia's vacant bowling coach spot after Craig McDermott resigned from the post following the conclusion of West Indies series.

Pak all-rounder Razzaq slams selectors for Sri Lanka snub
Pakistan all-rounder Abdul Razzaq has lashed out at the selectors for advising him to play and perform well in domestic cricket if he wants to be considered for national selection.

Misbah pleased with Pak team's progress in fielding and fitness
Pakistan's ODI and Test captain Misbahul Haq has said he was pleased with his team's progress in fielding and fitness as they prepare for next month's tour of Sri Lanka.

Former Pakistani cricketer Younis backs PCB's appointment of Hafeez as captain
Former Pakistan coach and legendary fast blower Waqar Younis has backed the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) decision to appoint Mohamad Hafeez as captain in the 20 over format and as vice captain for the 50 over matches.

Razzaq blames coaches Waqar and Mohsin for 'ruining his career'
Former Pakistan all rounder, Abdul Razzaq, shattered by his snub from all three squads for the tour of Sri Lanka, has blamed former coaches Waqar Younis and Mohsin Khan for 'ruining' his career.

'Injured' Pak pacer Junaid optimistic about international cricket future
Pakistan's fast bowler Junaid Khan is optimistic about his future in international cricket despite being laid low by injury.

Waqar rates Sri Lanka 'slight favourites' for Asia Cup
Former Pakistan bowler and head coach, Waqar Younis has said Sri Lanka's scintillating performance in the recently- concluded VB series in Australia makes them slight favourites for the Asia Cup.

Waqar backs Whatmore's appointment as Pak cricket coach
Former Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has backed Dav Whatmore's appointment as the head coach of Pakistan's cricket team.

Mohsin Khan thanks supporters after Pak head coach role ends
Former Pakistan cricketer Mohsin Khan has welcomed the praise and encouragement he received during his tenure as head coach of the national team.

Whatmore's selection as coach is exciting for Pak cricket: Intikhab Alam
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief selector Intikhab Alam has said the appointment of former Australian cricketer Dav Whatmore as head coach of the Pakistan cricket team will suggests exciting times for the sport in the country.

Jones describes Pak and Oz as new feared teams in world cricket
Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones believes both Australia and Pakistan are the new feared teams in world cricket.

UAE says Pak bowling coach Aqib Javed 'prime choice' for team's head coach
The Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) has termed Pakistan's bowling coach Aqib Javed its 'prime' choice as the UAE team's head coach.

PCB to conduct rehabilitation programme for Pak spot-fixer Aamir
The Pakistan Cricket Board's legal adviser, Taffazul Rizvi, has said convicted spot-fixer Mohammad Aamir's rehabilitation programme would begin soon.

PCB chief wants 'trapped' spot-fixer Aamir back following completion of sentence
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Zaka Ashraf has backed the return of spot-fixing convict Mohammad Aamir in the team after he serves his five-year ban, saying he was a talented fast bowler who had been 'trapped.'

Waqar Younis urges ICC to review five-year ban on spot-fixer Amir
Former Pakistan captain and coach Waqar Younis has urged the International Cricket Council (ICC) to review its five-year ban on young fast bowler Mohammad Amir over a spot fixing scandal.

Latif, Afridi back 'successful' Mohsin Khan for Pak head coach job
Former Pakistan cricketer Rashid Latif has backed interim coach Mohsin Khan to succeed Waqar Younis as the full-time cricket coach.

Spot-fixing scandal proved "big plus" for Pak cricket team: Waqar Younis
Former Pakistan captain and Coach Waqar Younis has said the spot-fixing scandal and other controversies, which hit Pakistan cricket in 2010, only made the players stronger, leading them to perform consistently from the last 18 months.

England will be made to feel heat in next week's tri-Test series: Mohsin Khan
Pakistan national cricket team coach Mohsin Khan has warned that England will feel the heat to maintain their world number one ranking against his fast-rising team in the three-Test series starting next week.

Aaqib Javed back as bowling coach of Pakistan
Former Pakistan paceman Aaqib Javed has been named as the bowling coach of Pakistan national team for the series against England in the United Arab Emirates which will commence next month.

PCB to appoint national cricket team's fielding coach before England series: Sources
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is likely to appoint a fielding coach, ahead of the Test and one day series against England in the United Arab Emirates.

PCB official confirms Whatmore front runner for cricket coach post
Former Bangladesh coach Dav Whatmore is the front runner for the cricket coach post, a senior Pakistan Cricket Board official has said.

PCB retains Mohsin Khan as interim cricket coach ahead of England series
Mohsin Khan will continue as interim Pakistan cricket coach for Test and One-Day International series against England in the United Arab Emirates.

Now, Pak gears up to knock Bangladesh off in Test series
Pakistan will begin their first Test series in Bangladesh for almost a decade in Chittagong on Friday determined to extend their 100 percent winning record against the hosts.

Wasim Akram wants 'one coach, not three' to "guide" Pakistan
Former Pakistan cricketer Wasim Akram has urged the nation's cricket authorities to appoint a single head coach rather than three separate ones for bowling, batting and fielding.

PCB may extend Mohsin Khan's tenure as 'full-time' team coach
A Test and One-Day International (ODI) series-win over Sri Lanka has reportedly convinced the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) three-member coach-hunting committee to seriously consider, converting Mohsin Khan's interim coach role into a full-time one.

Pak capable of being ranked among top two ODI teams in coming months: Waqar
Former Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has praised the national team's impressive performance in the United Arab Emirates amid a plethora of controversies.

Arthur turns down Pak coach job offer: Report
Former South African coach Mickey Arthur has reportedly turned down an offer from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to succeed Waqar Younis.

Pakistan will continue to keep things simple during today's match against Lanka: Younus Khan
Former Pakistan Captain Younus Khan has said his team will continue to keep things simple as they look to double their series lead in the second one-day match against Sri Lanka here on Monday.

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