Birth date 28 Jun 1985 (34 years)
Nationality Pakistan Pakistan
Position Bowler
Team history
Peshawar Zalmi 2016 - present
Barbados Tridents 2017 - present
Comilla Victorians 2019
Derbyshire County Cricket Club 2018
Essex County 2016
Lahore Lions 2007 - 2015
Rangpur Riders 2015
Surrey County 2015
Kent 2011

Wahab Riaz of Pakistan cricket team bats right handedly and bowls left arm fast medium. He has played for teams like Punjab (Pakistan), Lahore Ravi, Lahore Lions, Lahore, Hyderabad Hawks and Hyderabad (Pakistan).

Riaz debuted in One day Internationals on 2nd February 2008 at Sheikhupura in a match between Pakistan and Zimbabwe. In this match, he bowled 8 overs during which 19 runs were scored and 2 batsmen were dismissed. 3 of these overs were maidens. He did not get a chance to bat. Pakistan won this match by 7 wickets with 114 deliveries to spare. Riaz has participated in only a single Twenty20 International. This was played on 20th April 2008 at Karachi against Bangladesh. Riaz bowled 2 overs in this match off which 7 runs were scored and he took 1 wicket. He was assigned batting position No. 9 and before he could bat, 20 overs were over. Pakistan won this match by 102 runs.

Career Highlights

Riaz has appeared in 5 One day Internationals and in these has bowled 241 deliveries. 202 runs have been scored on these and 10 batsmen have lost their wickets. The bowling strike rate was 24.1, the bowling average was 20.20 and the economy rate was 5.02. He has scored 4 runs in these matches at a batting strike rate of 28.57 and batting average of 1.33. He has taken 1 catch.