Wahab Riaz Profile, Stats, Career, Age, PSL Stats, Family, Height, Weight & Net Worth

Wahab Riaz Profile


He is a left-arm fast bowler. Left-arm fast bowler Wahab Riaz has the pace to cause the most trouble, but he hasn’t always used it consistently. He has taken advantage of Pakistan’s trend of bad luck with fast bowlers. As a result of several injuries to Shoaib Akhtar, Mohammad Asif, and Umar Gul, Riyaz reached the national level earlier than he expected. He has since experienced some successful runs in international cricket, but consistency has not been his strong suit. Riaz became the ninth Pakistani bowler to take a record five-wicket haul on debut with 63 on his Test debut against England at The Oval in 2010. Andrew Strauss, Jonathan Trott and Kevin Patterson were among their victims. However, he was dropped from the Test team in 2011 after unsuccessful tours to West Indies and New Zealand. He has taken wickets in ODIs, but he has also conceded a lot of runs while bowling. His best performance in ODIs came in a crucial match against India in the World Cup semi-final in Mohali when he took 5 wickets for 46 runs, including Virender Sehwag, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, and MS Dhoni. The wickets of However, it was not enough to win the match. Since then he has been a contender for Pakistan’s ODI team, despite the fact that his economy rate remains an issue.

Full NameWahab Riaz
BornJune 28, 1985 Lahore, Punjab Pakistan
Age37 Years
National SidePakistan
Batting StyleRight Handed
BowlingLeft-arm fast bowler

Wahab Riaz Career

The fast bowler made his debut in international cricket in an ODI against Zimbabwe in 2008 and announced himself by taking two wickets. In a span of just two months, the talented youngster made his T20I debut against Bangladesh in Lahore. Wahab went from strength to strength & earned his Test cap in 2010 during Pakistan’s most important series. While his colleagues were going down in match-fixing scandals, Riaz shone like a star. He started his Test career at the Oval against England with Fifer. In 2011, Riyaz was selected for the 2011 World Cup and grabbed the limelight by performing at the right time. He made five dismissals during the mega event but the highlight of the World Cup for the fast bowler came against arch-rivals India, where he took 5 for 46 in the semi-final, in an unfortunate loss.

Wahab Riaz Bowling Against Australia

Wahab Riaz Career Records And Performances

The 2015 50-over World Cup became the masterpiece of Riyad’s career. The fast bowler was the backbone of his team during the event and maintained his best performance. Riaz was also part of the Pakistan National team that won the Champions Trophy in 2017 against India, but the pacer during the campaign was a typical Wahab Riaz quick, fearsome, expensive but effective. By 2019, the fast bowler had a lot of experience under his belt but was not initially selected for the World Cup, however, he somehow managed to be a part of the final 15-man squad. He was a regular starter throughout the tournament & Wahab took 11 wickets. Since then, the fast bowler has seen his career decline.

At times injuries forced him out of the team and at times the selectors did not trust him. Over the years, Wahab Riaz has enjoyed his time in T20 franchises around the world and earned a reputation as a T20 expert. Pacer has served in Global T20 League, CPL, APL, Mzansi Super League, LPL, BPL and most importantly he has been playing for Peshawar in Pakistan Super League since 2017 season. Captaining Zalmi. Now, he is in the final phase of his career and still going strong. Now let’s take a look at some interesting facts about this veteran Pakistani cricketer.

Wahab Riaz Net Worth

Their net worth is around Rs 45 crore.

Wahab Riaz PSL Salary

Wahab Riaz PSL season salary is 2 crore 30 lakh 44 thousand rupees. He also earns by playing in various domestic leagues.

Wahab Riaz PSL Stats

PSL 2016PZ956225134.202451513.73
PSL 2017PZ103123313302021513.20
PSL 2018PZ9763311134.502391513.93
PSL 2019PZ1348204239.503381618.68
PSL 2020PZ1028132135.502921119.54
PSL 2021PZ126628353704221815.66
PSL 2022PZ106200350330730
PSL 2023PZ1005300300160819.54
Wahab Riaz PSL Stats
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