Wahab Riaz Biography, Age, Wife, family, Daughter, Matches and Domestic Career

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Wahab Riaz Biography:

Wahab Riaz was born on 28th June 1985 at Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. Wahab Riaz is a Pakistani cricketer. Wahab Riaz is a left-arm fast bowler best known for his sharp bowling speed. Wahab has played 27 test matches. 


28th June 1985






Left-arm fast





Birth Place 

Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

Wahab Riaz Career:

Wahab Riaz is a Pakistani cricketer. He was born in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. 

Wahab Riaz Domestic Career:

Wahab Riaz started his Playing career in 2000 when he was selected in the 17 Asia cup. He was also a part of Pakistani under19. He first started his first-class career by joining the Lahore Lions in 2007. He has played for many other teams also which includes Lahore Lions, Lahore whites, Lahore Region, National Bank of Pakistan, KPK XI, Baluchistan XI, Pakistan, and many others. 

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Wahab Riaz International Career:

Wahab Riaz played his first test match in August 2010 against England. He was selected in the team due to his fast speed of bowling. His fast bowling speed made him an excellent fast bowler. 

Wahab Riaz PSL career: 

Peshawar Zalmi selected Wahab Riaz in Pakistan Super League’s first in 2016. Peshawar Zalmi again retained him in 2017 PSL, at the end season of 2017. Wahab Riaz came out as the leading wicket-taker of the tournament with 30 wickets in 19 matches.

Not only PSL Wahab has played top cricket leagues in the world includes Caribbean Premier League, Bangladesh Premier League, Mzansi Super League, Afghanistan Premier League, Global T20 League Canada, and many others. Wahab is one of the bowlers who play every match by his full heart. His performances on the cricket field are priceless. Whether is T20, Tests, or ODIs his bowling is so good to watch. Wahab has entertained everyone with his bowling and with his hitting also when he bats. His aggression in bowling is so different and motivating for the young generation fast bowlers.

Cricket World Cup:

Wahab Riaz’s spell against Shane Waston got so much praise from the cricket fans as well as cricket legends. That spent was so highlight in the 2015 world cup. In 2015, world cup he was the Man of Match by securing 54 runs in 46 balls. In 2019, world cup he was included in the list of Pakistan’s squads after being named by Pakistan Cricket Board.

Wahab Riaz Family:

Wahab Riaz is the son of Muhammad Sikandar Riaz Kasana. He is married to Zainab Chaudhary. Wahab Riaz is blessed with a daughter whose name is Eshal.

Wahab Riaz Education:

Wahab Riaz is one of the cricket players who is a University Graduate. He studied at the Atchison College. After this he studied at Islamia College Lahore, he did BS and MS in Biotechnology. 

Wahab Riaz Height, Weight, Eye Color, and Hair Color:

Height: 6 feet 1 inch

Weight: 82 KG

Eye Color: Dark Brown

Hair Color: Black

Wahab Riaz One-Day International Debut:

Wahab Riaz has made his one-day international debut against Zimbabwe on 22nd February 2008. Through his debut, he has achieved a lot by winning matches for Pakistan. He fights hard for Pakistan to win every match. 

Wahab Riaz Favorites:

Favourite Actor:                  Salman Khan, Shahrukh Khan, Aamir Khan

Favourite Batsman:             AB de Villers, Kumar Sangakkara

Favourite Bowler:                Wasim Akram

Favourite Food:                  Biryani, Banana Milk Shake

Favourite Color:                  Black

Hobbies:                             Listening to Music

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