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Waqar named Sunrisers Hyderabad bowling coach

March 08, 2013 16:00 IST

Sunrisers Hyderabad have roped in legendary Pakistan pacer Waqar Younis as its bowling coach for the upcoming Indian Premier League 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 on Twitter.

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

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

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

The 41-year-old bagged 373 wickets in 87 Tests. In ODIs he had 416 in 262 matches.

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