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

Updated on: Aug 5, 2019 1:03 pm IST

  • One of the best fast bowlers of Pakistan who made his first-class debut at the age of 16 for Lahore Whites against Peshawar. He carried out Pakistan’s pace bowling legacy forward. Initially, he started playing for his school team. In an interview, he stated that Aaqib Javed pushed him to become a fast bowler and he worked on him.

    Later he played in 2003-04 as a part of Pakistan under-19 setup and was also a member of the under-19 world cup in Bangladesh in the year 2004. This consistency of him took him to an international call during the 2007-08 domestic season, Wahab took 68 wickets at an average of 20.54 in 14 matches which helped him to be a Zimbabwe toured Pakistan in early 2008.

     

    Name: Wahab Riaz

    Nickname: Vicky

    Role: Fast Bowler

    Cricket Career

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    International Debut

    Test: vs. England at Kennington Oval, Aug 18, 2010

    ODI: vs. Zimbabwe at Sheukhupura Stadium, Feb 02, 2008

    T20I: vs. Bangladesh at National Stadium, Apr 20, 2008

    Career Turning Point: His performance in 2010 during the tour of England. 

    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), Surrey

    Records

    • During ICC 2011 World Cup he took 5 for 46 against India at Mohali.

    Girlfriends, Spouse, and Children

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    Marital Status: Married 

    Affairs/Girlfriends: NA

    Wife: Zainab Chaudhary 

    Marriage Date: In 2013

    Children: Eshal (Daughter) 

    Awards and recognitions

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    Controversies

    While playing against Australia, he charged for violating the ICC code of conduct during the World Cup 2015.

    Physical Appearance

    Height (approx.): 6ft 1in 

    Weight (approx.): 82 kg 

    Eye Colour: Black

    Hair Colour: Black 

    Personal Life

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    Date of Birth: 28th June 1985

    Age (as of May 2019): 32Years

    Birth Place: Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan 

    Nationality: Pakistani

    Zodiac sign/Sun sign:  Cancer

    School: Aitchison College

    College: Univerisity of the Punjab, Lahore Islamia College, Lahore 

    Educational Qualifications: Bsc and Msc in Bio-Technology 

    Signature: NA

    Family

    Father: Late Muhammad Sikandar Riaz Kasana (Businessman) 

    Mother: NA

    Sister: 1

    Brother: NA

    Coach/Mentor: Aaqib Javed

    Religion: Islam

    Address: Lahore, Pakistan

    Preferences/Favourite

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    Hobbies: Listening to Music 

    Cricketers: AB de Villiers, Kumar Sangakkara, and Wasim Akram 

    Cricket Ground: NA

    Athletes: NA

    Food: Biryani and banana milkshake 

    Artists: Salman Khan, Shahrukh Khan and Aamir Khan

    Films: NA

    Destinations: NA

    Tattoos: NA

    Smoking/Drinking: NA

    Style Quotient

    Cars Collection: NA

    Lesser Known Facts

    • He made his first debut at the age of 16 for Lahore Whites against  Peshawar in 2002.
    • In world cup 2015 he was the fastest bowler with the speed of 154.5 km/hr.
    • He is a real hero as he was playing in the 2014 Champion League T20 when his daughter was in the critical condition and undergoing surgery.
    • During the Pakistan Super League (PSL) he had a physical fight with Ahmed Shah in 2016.

     

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