‘Jaisa desh waise Politicians’ - Fans troll Wahab Riaz as his image from Sports Ministry Cabinet goes viral

Here is how fans have reacted to the viral image of Wahab Riaz from the Sports Ministry Cabinet of Punjab Government

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Wahab Riaz (Image Source: Twitter)

Wahab Riaz recently got appointed as the sports minister in the caretaker cabinet of the Punjab government in Pakistan. After playing in the Bangladesh Premier League, he took the oath and became the sports minister. Recently, he was a part of the Pakistan Super League, season eight playing for the Peshawar Zalmi side. 


However, an image of Wahab Riaz has now gone viral where he was seen in his cabinet. He was seen talking with two people. But, fans found the funny side of those images and thus, some funny replies went viral on the social media platform. In the recent PSL 8, Riaz grabbed 10 wickets in 11 matches.

Here is the viral image:

“It is good that Babar has come to Peshawar Zalmi.” - Wahab Riaz


In the last season, Riaz was the skipper of the Peshawar Zalmi side. But, before the 2023 PSL edition, Babar Azam became the captain. Regarding that, Wahab Riaz said that it is good that the Pakistan skipper came to the franchise. He said: “It is good that Babar has come to Peshawar Zalmi. You expect Pakistan captain to lead in franchise cricket as well.”

“As a player, I am enjoying myself. I have a better chance to show him or prove to him, what I am capable of. I can perform in this tournament and make a comeback . It is good that he is leading, because there is less pressure on me. I can think about my bowling and execute it well,” Riaz added.

“My aim is to win matches in this tournament in different situations. Your performance is not only dependent on how many wickets you take. It also depends on how you have bowled in different pressure situations,” Wahab Riaz concluded. Wahab Riaz was a part of the Pakistan team that won the 2017 Champions Trophy against India in the final. As of now, he has taken 237 wickets so far across all formats while playing the last game for them in 2020.  

Here are some funny tweets shared by fans over the viral images:


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