List of international cricket five-wicket hauls by Waqar Younis

Waqar Younis , retired Pakistani cricketer , took 35 five-wicket hauls during his career in international cricket. In cricket, a five-wicket haul (also known as a “five-for” or “fifer”) [1] refers to a bowler taking five or more wickets in a single innings . This is a very important achievement, [2] and only 41 bowlers have taken at least 15 five-wicket hauls at international level in their cricketing careers. [3] [4] A right-arm fast bowler who has been in his country between 1989 and 2003, the BBC described Waqar as “

Waqar made his Test debut in 1989 against India in Karachi , [10] where he took four wickets in the first innings. His first five-wicket Test haul cam The Following year contre New Zealand in a match Pakistan won qui at Gaddafi Stadium , Lahore . [11] He Took a pair of five-wicket hauls in a single match contre Zimbabawe at the Defense Stadium, Karachi in December 1993. [12] His career-best figures for year 7 Were innings wickets for 76 runs contre New Zealand at Iqbal Stadium , Faisalabad , in October 1990. [13] He went on to take ten or more wickets per match on five occasions. [14]

Making His One Day International (ODI) debut in October 1989 contre West Indies at the Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium (Sharjah), [15] Waqar’s first ODI five-wicket haul cam The Following year contre Sri Lanka in a match qui Pakistan won at the Sharjah. [16] He achieved a hat-trick (three wickets in consecutive deliveries), against New Zealand in 1994. [17] His career-best bowling in ODI cricket was 7 wickets for 36 runs, against England at Headingley in June 2001. [ 18] He took three consecutive five-wicket hauls in ODI matches in November 1990. [19] Retiring from international cricket in 2003 after-Nearly 14 years, [20] Waqar Took 22 five-wicket hauls in Test cricket and 13 in ODIs. As of August 2012, he is sixth overall among all-time combined five-wicket haul takers, [21] and top of the ODI equivalent. [4]

Key

symbol Meaning
Dated Date the match was held. Starting date of the match for Match matches
Inn The innings of the match in which the five-wicket haul was taken
overs Number of overs bowled in that innings
runs Runs conceded
WKTS Number of wickets taken
Econ Bowling economy rate (average runs per over)
batsmen The batsmen whose wickets were taken in the five-wicket haul
result The result for the Pakistan team
* One of two five-wicket hauls by Waqar in a match
Waqar was selected man of the match
10 wickets or more taken in the match
Captained the Pakistan cricket team
tie Scores equal at the conclusion of the match

Tests

Five-wicket hauls in Test cricket by Waqar Younis
No. Dated Ground Against Inn overs runs WKTS Econ batsmen result
1 18 October 1990 Gaddafi Stadium , Lahore  New Zealand 3 37.5 86 7 2.27
  • David White
  • Mark Greatbatch
  • Danny Morrison
  • Ken Rutherford
  • Grant Bradburn
  • Ian Smith
  • Chris Pringle
Won [11]
2 26 October 1990 * Iqbal Stadium , Faisalabad  New Zealand 2 30.2 76 7 2.50
  • Trevor Franklin
  • Mark Greatbatch
  • Ken Rutherford
  • Dipak Patel
  • Danny Morrison
  • Grant Bradburn
  • Willie Watson
Won [13]
3 26 October 1990 * Iqbal Stadium , Faisalabad  New Zealand 4 23.5 54 5 2.26
  • Phil Horne
  • Martin Crowe
  • Ian Smith
  • Chris Pringle
  • Willie Watson
Won [13]
4 15 November 1990 National Stadium , Karachi  West Indies 1 22 76 5 3.45
  • Gordon Greenidge
  • Carl Hooper
  • Jeff Dujon
  • Malcolm Marshall
  • Curtly Ambrose
Won [22]
5 23 November 1990 Iqbal Stadium , Faisalabad  West Indies 2 16 46 5 2.87
  • Gordon Greenidge
  • Carlisle Best
  • Carl Hooper
  • Gus Logie
  • Curtly Ambrose
Lost [23]
6 12 December 1991 Jinnah Stadium , Sialkot  Sri Lanka 1 30.5 84 5 2.72
  • Athula Samarasekera
  • Aravinda de Silva
  • Hashan Tillakaratne
  • Rumesh Ratnayake
  • Pramodya Wickramasinghe
Drawn [24]
7 2 January 1992 Iqbal Stadium , Faisalabad  Sri Lanka 3 17 65 5 3.82
  • Roshan Mahanama
  • Chandika Hathurusingha
  • Aravinda de Silva
  • Kapila Wijegunawardene
  • Sanath Jayasuriya
Won [25]
8 18 June 1992 Lord’s , London  England 1 21 91 5 4.33
  • Graeme Hick
  • Allan Lamb
  • Ian Botham
  • Chris Lewis
  • Phil DeFreitas
Won [26]
9 23 July 1992 Headingley , Leeds  England 2 30 117 5 3.90
  • Alec Stewart
  • Graeme Hick
  • Chris Lewis
  • Derek Pringle
  • Neil Mallender
Lost [27]
10 6 August 1992 Kennington Oval , London  England 4 18 52 5 2.88
  • Graham Gooch
  • Alec Stewart
  • Mike Atherton
  • David Gower
  • Devon Malcolm
Won [28]
11 2 January 1993 Trust Bank Park , Hamilton  New Zealand 4 13.3 22 5 1.62
  • Andrew Jones
  • Rod Latham
  • Chris Harris
  • Murphy Su’a
  • Dipak Patel
Won [29]
12 1 May 1993 Antigua Recreation Ground , St John’s, Antigua  West Indies 1 28 104 5 3.71
  • Richie Richardson
  • Keith Arthurton
  • Junior Murray
  • Anderson Cummins
  • Winston Benjamin
Drawn [30]
13 1 December 1993 * Defense Stadium , Karachi  Zimbabwe 2 34.1 91 7 2.66
  • Grant Flower
  • Mark Dekker
  • David Houghton
  • Glen Bruk-Jackson
  • Stephen Peall
  • Heath Streak
  • John Rennie
Won [12]
14 1 December 1993 * Defense Stadium , Karachi  Zimbabwe 4 21.5 44 6 2.01
  • Mark Dekker
  • David Houghton
  • Glen Bruk-Jackson
  • Stephen Peall
  • Eddo Brandes
  • John Rennie
Won [12]
15 9 December 1993 Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium , Rawalpindi  Zimbabwe 2 19 88 5 4.63
  • Mark Dekker
  • Andy Flower
  • Heath Streak
  • Glen Bruk-Jackson
  • David Brain
Won [31]
16 16 December 1993 Gaddafi Stadium , Lahore  Zimbabwe 2 34.4 100 5 2.88
  • Alistair Campbell
  • David Houghton
  • Wayne James
  • Heath Streak
  • John Rennie
Drawn [32]
17 24 February 1994 Lancaster Park , Christchurch  New Zealand 2 19 78 6 4.10
  • Blair Hartland
  • Ken Rutherford
  • Shane Thomson
  • Tony Blain
  • Simon Doull
  • Chris Pringle
Lost [33]
18 26 August 1994 * Asgiriya Stadium , Kandy  Sri Lanka 1 14 34 6 2.42
  • Roshan Mahanama
  • Sanjeeva Ranatunga
  • Arjuna Ranatunga
  • Hashan Tillakaratne
  • Kumar Dharmasena
  • Chaminda Vaas
Won [34]
19 26 August 1994 * Asgiriya Stadium , Kandy  Sri Lanka 3 18 85 5 4.72
  • Roshan Mahanama
  • Dulip Samaraweera
  • Pubudu Dassanayake
  • Sanjeeva Ranatunga
  • Arjuna Ranatunga
Won [34]
20 6 March 1998 St George’s Park , Port Elizabeth  South Africa 1 23 78 6 3.39
  • Adam Bacher
  • Gary Kirsten
  • Jacques Kallis
  • HD Ackerman
  • Hansie Cronje
  • Fans of Villiers
Lost [35]
21 14 March 1998 Queens Sports Club , Bulawayo  Zimbabwe 1 28.2 106 5 3.74
  • Dirk Viljoen
  • Murray Goodwin
  • Guy Whittall
  • Trevor Madondo
  • Pommie Mbangwa
Drawn [36]
22 9 January 2002 Bangabandhu National Stadium , Dhaka  bangladesh 1 16.2 55 6 3.36
  • Habibul Bashar
  • Khaled Mashud
  • Sanwar Hossain
  • Fahim Muntasir
  • Mohammad Sharif
  • Enamul Haque
Drawn [37]

One Day Internationals

Five-wicket hauls in ODI cricket by Waqar Younis
No. Dated Ground Against Inn overs runs WKTS Econ batsmen result
1 29 April 1990 Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium , Sharjah
(neutral venue)
 Sri Lanka 2 10 26 6 2.60
  • Hashan Tillakaratne
  • Aravinda de Silva
  • Brendon Kuruppu
  • Rumesh Ratnayake
  • Shaul Karnain
  • Ravi Ratnayeke
Won [16]
2 1 May 1990 Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium , Sharjah
(neutral venue)
 New Zealand 1 9 20 5 2.22
  • Ken Rutherford
  • Shane Thomson
  • Ian Smith
  • Martin Snedden
  • Danny Morrison
Won [38]
3 4 November 1990 Arbab Niaz Stadium , Peshawar  New Zealand 1 6.4 11 5 1.65
  • David White
  • Martin Crowe
  • Ken Rutherford
  • Dipak Patel
  • Danny Morrison
Won [39]
4 6 November 1990 Jinnah Stadium , Sialkot  New Zealand 2 6 16 5 2.66
  • Dipak Patel
  • Grant Bradburn
  • Mark Priest
  • Chris Pringle
  • Willie Watson
Won [40]
5 9 November 1990 National Stadium , Karachi  West Indies 2 8 52 5 6.50
  • Desmond Haynes
  • Richie Richardson
  • Gus Logie
  • Brian Lara
  • Carl Hooper
Won [41]
6 9 February 1993 Kingsmead , Durban  South Africa 2 10 25 5 2.50
  • Andrew Hudson
  • Hansie Cronje
  • Daryll Cullinan
  • Craig Matthews
  • Fans of Villiers
Won [42]
7 13 March 1994 Eden Park , Auckland  New Zealand 2 9.4 30 6 3.10
  • Bryan Young
  • Blair Hartland
  • Shane Thomson
  • Gavin Larsen
  • Matthew Hart
  • Richard of Groen
Tied [43]
8 4 October 1996 Gymkhana Club Ground , Nairobi
(neutral venue)
 Sri Lanka 2 8.5 52 5 5.88
  • Sanath Jayasuriya
  • Romesh Kaluwitharana
  • Asanka Gurusinha
  • Roshan Mahanama
  • Chaminda Vaas
Tied [44]
9 13 November 1996 Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium , Sharjah
(neutral venue)
 New Zealand 1 10 44 6 4.40
  • Adam Parore
  • Nathan Astle
  • Chris Cairns
  • Mark Greatbatch
  • Chris Harris
  • Dipak Patel
Won [45]
10 26 March 2000 Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium , Sharjah
(neutral venue)
 india 2 10 31 5 3.10
  • Sourav Ganguly
  • Sunil Joshi
  • Mohammad Azharuddin
  • Ajay Jadeja
  • Ajit Agarkar
Won [46]
11 17 June 2001 Headingley , Leeds  England 1 10 36 7 3.60
  • Marcus Trescothick
  • Nick Knight
  • Alec Stewart
  • Michael Vaughan
  • Owais Shah
  • Paul Collingwood
  • Dominic Cork
Won:
Pakistan awarded the match
(opposition conceded). [18]
12 19 June 2001 Trent Bridge , Nottingham
(neutral venue)
 australia 2 8 59 6 7.37
  • Mark Waugh
  • Matthew Hayden
  • Michael Bevan
  • Steve Waugh
  • Andrew Symonds
  • Brett Lee
Won [47]
13 12 August 2002 National Cricket Stadium , Tangier
(neutral venue)
 South Africa 2 10 38 5 3.80
  • Gary Kirsten
  • Jacques Kallis
  • Lance Klusener
  • Mark Boucher
  • Shaun Pollock
Lost [48]

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