Former Pakistan captain Waqar Younis has been inducted into the PCB Hall of Fame. On the third Test of the Beno Qadir Trophy, he received the cap and plaque and became part of the PCB Hall of Fame.
Waqar Younis took 373 Test and 416 ODI wickets for Pakistan during his cricket tenure.
Meanwhile, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has already assigned an enclosure at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore to Waqar Younis for his outstanding services to Pakistan cricket.
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On the day, Waqar Younis mother and wife were also present on the occasion and he was proud to be inducted into the PCB Hall of Fame. It is a great honor for him to receive this PCB Hall of Fame honorary plaque from mother as he was very impressed with his mother and without her, he would not have been able to achieve all this in cricket.
He said that representing Pakistan was the fulfillment of his dream and he still remembers this moment and gets excited. He is grateful to the Board for giving him this award 19 years after his last international match.
Waqar Younis said that it is a matter of pride for him that he is standing in the line of great players like Abdul Qadir, Fazal Mahmood Hanif Mohammad, Wasim Akram, Javed Miandad and Zaheer Abbas because of this honor. All these players are legends and history is full of everlasting stories of their services to cricket.
The PCB Hall of Fame was inaugurated in April 2021 with the approval of the PCB Board of Governors. The aim is to honor the great cricketers in recognition of their services.