Waqas Maqsood
Personal information
Born (1987-11-04) 4 November 1987 (age 34)
Faisalabad, Pakistan
BattingLeft-hand bat
BowlingLeft-arm fast-medium
International information
National side
Only T20I (cap 80)4 November 2018 v New Zealand
Domestic team information
2019Islamabad United
2019–presentCentral Punjab
2020–2021Karachi Kings
Source: Cricinfo, 2 January 2021

Waqas Maqsood (born 4 November 1987) is a Pakistani cricketer who plays for Central Punjab. He made his T20I debut for the Pakistan cricket team in November 2018.[1]

Domestic career

In December 2017, he took his best figures in an innings in a first-class match, with nine wickets for WAPDA against Khan Research Laboratories in the 2017–18 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy.[2][3]

In April 2018, he was named in Federal Areas' squad for the 2018 Pakistan Cup.[4][5] He finished the tournament as the leading wicket-taker, with fourteen dismissals in five matches.[6] In March 2019, he was named in Federal Areas' squad for the 2019 Pakistan Cup.[7][8]

In September 2019, he was named in Central Punjab's squad for the 2019–20 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy tournament.[9][10] In January 2021, he was named in Central Punjab's squad for the 2020–21 Pakistan Cup.[11][12]

International career

In October 2018, he was named in Pakistan's Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for their series against Australia.[13] Despite being the only member of the Pakistan squad not to play in a match against Australia, he was also selected for Pakistan's T20I series against New Zealand.[14] He made his T20I debut for Pakistan against New Zealand on 4 November 2018.[15]


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  2. ^ "WAPDA gain lead as Waqas dismisses nine KRL batsmen". The News. Retrieved 4 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Azhar returns with ton, Waqas grabs nine wickets". The Dawn. Retrieved 4 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Pakistan Cup one-day tournament to begin in Faisalabad next week". Geo TV. Retrieved 21 April 2018.
  5. ^ "Pakistan Cup Cricket from 25th". The News International. Retrieved 21 April 2018.
  6. ^ "Pakistan Cup, 2018: Most wickets". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 6 May 2018.
  7. ^ "Federal Areas aim to complete hat-trick of Pakistan Cup titles". Pakistan Cricket Board. Retrieved 25 March 2019.
  8. ^ "Pakistan Cup one-day cricket from April 2". The International News. Retrieved 25 March 2019.
  9. ^ "PCB announces squads for 2019-20 domestic season". Pakistan Cricket Board. Retrieved 4 September 2019.
  10. ^ "Sarfaraz Ahmed and Babar Azam to take charge of Pakistan domestic sides". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 4 September 2019.
  11. ^ "Pakistan Cup One-Day Tournament promises action-packed cricket". Pakistan Cricket Board. Retrieved 7 January 2021.
  12. ^ "Pakistan Cup One-Day Tournament: Fixtures Schedule, Teams, Player Squads – All you need to Know". Cricket World. Retrieved 7 January 2021.
  13. ^ "Mohammad Amir dropped for Australia T20Is too; Imad Wasim returns". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 October 2018.
  14. ^ "Pakistan unchanged for New Zealand T20Is". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 30 October 2018.
  15. ^ "3rd T20I (N), New Zealand tour of United Arab Emirates at Dubai, Nov 4 2018". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 31 October 2018.