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| On Updated : Nov 12, 2019 12:30 PM IST

Wahab Riaz (Pakistani Cricketer): Profile, Records, Wife, Girlfriend, Controversies, Age, Weight, Height and More

Name: Wahab Riaz

Nickname: Vicky

Role: Fast Bowler

Cricket Career


Test Debut: 18 August 2010 v England

ODI Debut: 2 February 2008 v Zimbabwe

T20I Debut: 20 April 2008 v Bangladesh

Career Turning Point: N/A

Jersey Number: #47

Major Teams: Pakistan, Barbados Tridents, Hyderabad (Pakistan), Hyderabad Hawks, Kent, Lahore, Lahore Lions, Lahore Ravi, National Bank of Pakistan, Pakistan A, Peshawar Zalmi, Punjab (Pakistan).



  • He took 5 wickets off just 46 runs in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011, where Pakistan was playing semi-finals against India in  Mohali.

Personal Life

Date of Birth: June 28, 1985

Age (as of May 2019): 34 years

Birth Place: Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

Nationality: Pakistan

Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Cancer

School: Aitchison College

College: University of Punjab, Lahore, Islamia College, Pakistan

Educational Qualifications: B.Sc and M.Sc in Bio Technology

Signature: N/A

Girlfriends, Spouse, and Children

Marital Status: Married

Affairs/Girlfriends: N/A

Wife: Zainab Chaudhary

Marriage Date: N/A

Children: Daughter: Eshal

Source: Facebook


Autobiography: N/A

Biopic: N/A


Net Worth: N/A

Awards and recognitions

  • N/A


  • He alongwith Shane Watson was accused of breaching ICC Code of Conduct during the quarter-final match between Pakistan and Australia in the 2015 World Cup.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 6'1″

Weight (approx.): 82 Kg

Eye Colour: Black

Hair Colour: Black

Source: Facebook


Father: Late Muhammad Sikandar Riaz Kasana

Mother: N/A

Sister: N/A

Brother: N/A

Coach/Mentor: Aaqib Javed

Religion: Islam

Address: Gujrat, Punjab, Pakistan

Source: Parthlo


Hobbies: Listening to music

Cricketers: AB de Villiers and Kumar Sangakkara in batsman; Wasim Akram in bowlers

Cricket Ground: N/A

Athletes: N/A

Food: Biryani and Banana  Milkshake

Artists: Salman Khan, Shahrukh Khan, and Amir Khan

Films: N/A

Destinations: N/A

Tattoos: N/A

Style Quotient


Lesser Known Facts

  • He debuted in the first-class cricket at the age of 16 when he played his first match for Lahore Whites against Peshawar in 2002.
  • In the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, he was declared as the fastest bowler with the speed of 154.5 km/h
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