The Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) made an enormous error as they referred to the legendary quick bowler, Waqar Younis, as an Indian, on their YouTube channel. The thumbnail of the video was a picture of Waqar Younis and his bowling stats, alongside together with his nationality, written as India, and his taking part in profession years, from 1990-2008.
The video exhibits former cricketers paying their tribute to the previous quick bowler for his extraordinary achievements on the sphere. Waqar was one in every of a number of cricketers to be named within the ICC Corridor of Fame.
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The Pakistani followers had been livid on the huge blunder by the ICC and reminded the governing physique throughout numerous social media platforms that Waqar Younis was a Pakistani quick bowler who performed from 1989 to 2003.
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Well-known cricket journalist, Dennis Freedman, identified the error and sarcastically counseled the ICC on their good work.
— Dennis Pakola (@DennisCricket_) Might 24, 2021
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It looks like the ICC realized their blunder and altered the thumbnail of the video, however hilariously, the thumbnail is a clip from the video itself, the place the previous Sri Lankan wicket-keeper, Kumar Sangakkara, is speaking in regards to the legendary quick bowler.
Though the ICC has now rectified the error, the Twitter customers are slamming ICC for such an enormous blunder with screenshots of the video.
Waqar was probably the most feared bowlers in world cricket throughout his taking part in days. He appeared for the nationwide staff in 349 matches in Check and ODI cricket, selecting up a complete of 789 wickets throughout each codecs. Waqar is at present the bowling coach of the nationwide staff, having been appointed after the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2019.