Waqar Younis and Adam Gilchrist to be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

Waqar and Gilchrist will become the 70th and 71st male members of the Hall of Fame, with two further inductees to be announced later this month.

updated: December 09, 2013 17:06 IST
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New Delhi: Pakistan's pace bowling great Waqar Younis and former Australian wicket-keeper Adam Gilchrist were on Monday inducted into cricket's Hall of Fame, the International Cricket Council said.

Waqar joins Hanif Mohammad and former team-mates Imran Khan, Javed Miandad and Wasim Akram as the Pakistanis in the exclusive club. Gilchrist will be the 19th Australian male inductee, the ICC said.

Waqar will be honoured by the governing body during the Twenty20 international between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Dubai on Wednesday, while Gilchrist will be feted during the third Ashes Test in Perth on Friday.

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