Despite Pakistan’s lackluster performance in the ongoing World Cup, the team continues to make headlines with their off-field activities.
Waqar Younis in the Spotlight
In a recent turn of events, former Pakistani cricketer Waqar Younis found himself at the center of a controversy.
A Post-Match Chat Takes an Unexpected Turn
After Pakistan’s defeat to Australia, Waqar engaged in a post-match conversation with Aaron Finch and Shane Watson, former Australian cricketers.
The Controversial Statement
During the conversation, Waqar made a surprising statement, declaring himself “a half-Aussie.”
Shocked Reactions from Former Australian Players
This statement left both Finch and Watson visibly surprised, leading to speculation and discussion in the cricket community.
A Family Connection Down Under
Waqar’s assertion of being “half-Aussie” stems from his marriage to Pakistani-Australian doctor Faryal, with whom he resides in New South Wales. They are a family of five.
Waqar’s Current Role in India
At present, the former Pakistani cricketer is in India as part of the broadcasters’ team for the World Cup, further adding intrigue to his controversial comment.
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