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After Pakistan team coaching, Waqar now gets IPL commentary gig

KARACHI: Waqar Younis, who resigned as Pakistan team head coach earlier this week, will now commentate during the Indian Premiere League – Season 9.

Younis resigned from his post with a few months left to expiry of his coaching contract.

The former head coach had also performed commentary assignments with different sports channels in the past.

He was also a coach for Hyderabad Sun Risers in the IPL edition of 2013.

Waqar Younis resigned on April 4 weeks after his team’s humiliating exit from the World Twenty20 tournament at the group stage.

The 2009 champions had been widely blasted by fans following a lacklustre performance with just one victory against lowly ranked Bangladesh and big losses to India, New Zealand and Australia.

“I am resigning from my post today with a heavy heart,” he told reporters in Lahore.

The fast-bowling legend failed, however, to reverse Pakistan’s slide in the game’s shorter formats, with the team ranked a lowly seventh and eighth place in Twenty20 and one-day internationals respectively.

 

 

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