Fast bowling legend Waqar Younis will be the first Pakistani cricketer to be honoured at 13th annual Bradman Gala Dinner, set to be held on Wednesday November 13 at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
According to the Australian website the dinner will celebrate the impressive cricket career of the Younis. Previously Mathew Hayden and Justin Langer were inducted as the Honourees in last year’s dinner.
**“This year we are honouring Waqar Younis, one of Pakistan’s greatest ever fast bowlers. As always, many past and current Test players should be in attendance,” said the Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame"
"Incidentally, 2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the Bradman Museum. On October 14, 1989 Sir Donald and Lady Jessie Bradman stood on the steps of the Bradman Oval pavilion and officially declared the Bradman Museum open”. he further added.
The Bradman Museum celebrates Sir Don Bradman’s contributions to world cricket and tends to honour the greatest achievers of the game. The Museum is also known as ‘The Home of Cricket Memories'.
The pace-bowling legend, also called the ‘Burewala Express’, claimed 373 wickets from 87 Tests and 416 scalps from 262 One-Day Internationals (ODIs) while representing Pakistan.
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