Wahab Riaz - profile, career and stats

Wahab Riaz is a former Pakistani cricketer who has represented the national team in many tournaments.

During the ICC Champions Trophy 2017, Riaz sustained an injury in the first group match against India and had to return home. Pakistan later went on to win the tournament.

Riaz is famously known for his spell against Australia in the quarter-final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. He gained worldwide recognition for his bouncers to Shane Watson.

When and where was Wahab Riaz born?

Wahab Riaz was born on 28 June 1985 in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.

When did Wahab Riaz make his international debut?

Wahab Riaz played his first ODI against Zimbabwe on February 2nd 2008 and on April 20th 2008 he played his first T20I. Riaz debuted for the Test team on August 18th, 2010.

What is the nickname of Wahab Riaz?


Which team in the PSL did Wahab Riaz play for?

Peshawar Zalmi.

Who was the favourite teammate of Wahab Riaz?

Sarfaraz Ahmed and Azhar Ali.

Which cricketer from the past Wahab Riaz would have liked to share a dressing room with?

Wasim Akram.

Who is the favourite batter of Wahab Riaz?

AB de Villiers.

Who is the favourite bowler of Wahab Riaz?

Dale Steyn.

Which actor is Wahab Riaz’s favourite?

Kareena Kapoor.

Which food is Wahab Riaz’s favourite, Nihari or Karahi?


Which delivery is Wahab Riaz’s favourite to bowl?