Waqar Younis to coach Sunrisers Hyderabad bowlers

  • PTI, New Delhi
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  • Updated: Mar 08, 2013 05:31 IST

Sunrisers Hyderabad have roped in legendary Pakistan pacer Waqar Younis as its bowling coach for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in April-May.

"One of the greatest fast bowlers of all time, Waqar Younis will be the bowling coach for SunRisers Hyderabad!" the team said in a Tweet.

Younis was bowling coach of Pakistan and national coach till mid-2011.

Sunrisers, who took over the Hyderabad franchise from Deccan Chargers, have Tom Moody as their head coach and Krishnamachari Srikkanth as their team mentor.

Younis' wards in the Hyderabad team will include South Africa's Dale Steyn, Australian Clint McKay, Ishant Sharma and Sudeep Tyagi.

The 41-year-old picked 373 wickets in 87 Tests. His ODI tally read 416 in 262 matches.


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