My Hard Work Paid Off: Wahab Riaz

Fast bowler Wahab Riaz says he has been working hard for the past two years and did not lose hope.

Talking to media in Lahore day after he was included in the national squad for the World Cup, Wahab Riaz said he was very upset over not making it to the preliminary World Cup squad but never gave up.

He said he always felt that my hard work would pay off.

The 33-year-old claimed it was his experience which earned him a spot in the side, adding that his critics should now pray for his performance.

He said that the fast-bowler should show aggression and it would be crucial to bowl Yorkers on English tracks.

He the team which gets the ball to reverse swing will be more successful in the tournament.”

Speaking on his relationship with head coach Mickey Arthur, Wahab Riaz said that the statements made by the South African are a thing of the past and he has to look to the future.