“Nothing wrong with ball”: Waqar

Pakistani fast-bowling champion and current Pakistani bowling coach Waqar Younis has said he did not think the ball was tampered with in the controversial Oval Test match.

After viewing the ball in question in the referee’s room, Waqar said ” “I went and told the boys that I thought it was totally wrong … I promise you, nothing was wrong with it. There were 30-odd cameras at the ground that didn’t see anything, so you would think that there had to be something wrong with the ball for Darrell [Hair] to do what he did.”

The fast-bowling great also said he thought the ICC should not have revealed whether the umpire at the centre of the controversy, Darrell Hair, was to be umpiring at the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy.

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