[99][100] The stats revealed that what will Pakistan miss after their retirements as well. He is also the only Pakistani batsman to score over 10,000 Test runs. [75] During the first innings of the second Test match Younis was given caught incorrectly at short-leg when on 73. [10][11][n 2] Khan has scored Test centuries at 17 cricket grounds, including 20 at venues outside Pakistan. The 43-year-old … [13], On 24 March 2010, Younis, along with teammate Mohammad Yousuf were suspended from playing by the Pakistan Cricket Board following an inquiry report which suggested they were involved in breaches of discipline by inciting divisions within the team. Younis is the only player from the list who continues to feature in international Test matches. His ODI captaincy first came during West Indies touring third ODI on 22 May 2005, where Pakistan won the match by 22 runs and sealed the series 3–0. [67], On his comeback ODI against South Africa, Younis Khan scored 54 runs. [64] Signs of an improvement in the relationship of the Pakistan Cricket Board and Younis began to emerge after the board contacted Younis to potentially be selected for the tour Against South Africa in October 2010. Younis Khan’s century in the first Test against Zimbabwe was his 22 nd. [85][86], For his performances in 2015, he was named in the World Test XI by the ICC.[87]. Younis's career after he gave up the captaincy continued on a downwards spiral as he was banned on 10 March 2010. [17][18][19], He retired from ODI cricket in November 2015. Younis Khan scored 34 Test centuries and 7 ODI centuries. ", "Can Younis Khan save Pakistan in Sydney? [2] He has scored centuries (100 or more runs in a single innings) in Test and One Day International (ODI) matches on thirty-four and seven occasions respectively. [82] He was named in the Test XI of the year by Cricbuzz. [23] Another older brother, Farman Ali Khan was only 39 when he was killed in a car accident in Germany in December 2006. Younis had been demoted from A category contract to B category contract by Pakistan Cricket Board. Batting great Younis Khan has said that a fair comparison between star batsman Babar Azam and India skipper Virat Kohli could only be possible in five … Younis has scored three consecutive Test hundreds against Australia, a feat only shared by, Younis has involved in 63 hundred run partnerships in Tests cricket, the same as, This page was last edited on 20 December 2020, at 23:42. [6][7][8], Younis holds the record for the most runs and the most centuries scored by a Pakistani in Test cricket history. As he believed he had committed nothing wrong. On 29 July 2009, it was confirmed that Shahid Afridi would succeed him as the Twenty20 Captain. His performance was praised as he came in to bat at a very difficult time with the score being just 19/2 and played a major role in helping Pakistan post a commanding total. Later PCB Chairman requested Khan to take back his resignation and Khan did it under his conditions. [n 3]. Younis threatened to sue the Daily Telegraph over the fact that they posted false information about Younis. [18] In October 2015, Khan became Pakistan's all-time leading run scorer in Test matches, overtaking Javed Miandad's tally of 8,832 runs, while playing against England. On 9 June 2020, the PCB appointed Younis Khan as their batting coach for Pakistan's tour to England. In doing so he was the third overseas Asian cricketer to play for Yorkshire following Sachin Tendulkar and Yuvraj Singh, and was succeeded by Pakistani player Inzamam-ul-Haq. [97], At the age of 39, Younis announced his intentions to retire from international cricket after the West Indies tour. He has scored centuries (100 or more runs in a single innings) in Test and One Day International (ODI) matches on thirty-four and seven occasions respectively. No player always remains fit, the motivation never remains the same, so this is the time when Younis should leave the field after the upcoming series in West Indies. Younis Khan is the 12th batsman in cricketing history to have scored a century against all … He turned down the offer, stating he did not want to be a "dummy captain". Younis Khan (also spelled as Younus Khan) is a Pakistani cricketer and former captain of the Pakistan national cricket team. I want our team to be consistent above all, in everything we do and that will require everyone to put their hands up." Pakistan had led by 94 on first innings and Younis Khan’s knock helped sealed a … The news sudden many of the global fans, and some said he should retire with the dignity and some said he should extend the career for two more years. Later in the year during England's tour to Pakistan, Younis' eldest brother, Mohammed Sharif Khan, who in Younis's words, taught him to play cricket, died aged 41 in a car accident in Ukraine. Younis led his team to the ICC World Twenty20 title for the first time by beating Sri Lanka at Lord's. The Younis Khan on drive is as much as a reality as are death and taxes. He had an aggregate of 10,099 runs in 118 Tests with a … Younis Khan (also spelled as Younus Khan) is a Pakistani cricketer and former captain of the Pakistan national cricket team. Younis became the third Pakistani to reach 8,500 runs in Test cricket on 6 May 2015. He has 6 double centuries in Test matches. Younis played in the two-match Test series against New Zealand and Younis scored 23 in the first innings and was not required to bat in the second innings as Pakistan sealed a 10-wicket victory. Pakistani cricket coach and former cricketer, Younis Khan was recipient of the Pride of Performance Award 2010, "During my 15 year long association with ODI cricket, I always tried my best to play positive cricket for my team both as captain and as a player. He also announced that he was no longer in the race for the captaincy[77] After announcing his comeback to Twenty20 cricket Younis was selected for the three match Twenty20 series against New Zealand in December 2010. His score of 144 is his highest set in an ODI match. On a flat Lahore pitch, four Pakistani batsmen scored centuries against India as the side piled up 679 in their 1st innings. He has now 4000+ runs at number 3 in Test which is most by any Pakistan Cricketer with average in excess of 50's. [17] As of January 2017[update], he is equal sixth overall among all-time Test century-makers,[3] and top of the equivalent list for Pakistan. Former Pakistan players are looking forward to an exciting series with both teams possessing some world-class talent that promises to produce exciting cricket. One of his main weaknesses is playing away from the body, he also has a tendency to leave straight balls, a trait that has been exploited by bowlers in the past, particularly by the Australian attack. He is also prone to getting down on one knee and driving extravagantly. Younis played in all three-matches but struggled for form. [72][73] Younis eventually finished unbeaten on 131. In Test cricket, Khan is the first Pakistani batsman to score centuries against all the Test cricket playing teams and only cricketer to score to score centuries in eleven countries. [23] He announced his retirement from T20Is after winning the 2009 ICC World Twenty20 for Pakistan. He scored 18 runs in the first innings and 35 runs in the second innings. 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Holds the record of most away centuries by a Pakistani (23), this is the second highest overall. With this century, Younis Khan became first batsman in the Test cricket history to score five centuries in the fourth innings of a Test match, surpassing the earlier record of four centuries by Sunil Gavaskar, Ricky Ponting. 6. [6], Khan scored a century on his Test debut against Sri Lanka at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium in 2000,[7] and became the seventh Pakistan player to achieve this feat. On 11 May 2017, ACB announced that Younis Khan will be next coach of Afghanistan national cricket team. [15][16] He is most successful against Sri Lanka, making eight Test centuries against them. His eldest son Owais Khan was born on 26 December 2007. [118], On 23 March 2010, Younis was awarded the Pride of Performance by President of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari. Quizzes Quiz! [88] Pakistan successfully chased a total of 377 runs in fourth innings against Sri Lanka in the third Test match. The Younis Khan-Fawad Alam love story Fawad has now scored two Test centuries with Younis first one his side as captain and then as batting coach Abdul Majid December 30, 2020 [26] However, on his one-day debut in the Friends Provident Trophy, Younis hit a superb 100 from 92 balls against Nottinghamshire to lead Yorkshire to victory.[27]. He stated that he saw Bob as a father figure after the loss of his own father and that he was able to share many personal thoughts with the cricket coach. One of Pakistan's modern batting greats, Younis Khan is the kind of man who responds best in adversity. Younis reached the milestone in 87 innings, just one more than Sachin Tendulkar took. Younis Khan has scored 41 centuries for Pakistan. He also stated that the PCB chairman Ijaz Butt did not ask Younis to apologise either. He signed for Surrey for the 2010 season. But this flamboyance is coupled with grit. [3][4] He has played 115 Test and 265 ODI matches for Pakistan, scoring 10000+ and 7,249 runs respectively. The 5th fastest batsman to reach 7500 runs, achieving the feat in just 90 matches. [69][70] His on-field comeback went well when he scored 73 runs and anchored Pakistan's innings Pakistan eventually won the fourth ODI against South Africa by 1 wicket.[71]. [119], On 23 March 2018, he was awarded the Sitara-i-Imtiaz by President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain.[120]. He is one of the handful of test batsman in the world with a century conversion ratio of over 100 percent, with 34 centuries … ", "Who is Pakistan's greatest Test batsman? [66] His top score in Test cricket is 313, scored against Sri Lanka in Karachi in 2009. [44], Younis Khan topped the ICC's Test Batting Rankings in February 2009 after an acclaimed innings of 313 in his first Test as captain, in the process of helping save the match for Pakistan. On 9 July 2014, Younis has been recalled in one day team for the Sri Lanka tour of Pakistan. ", "People are calling me and asking me not to make any announcement to leave but now is the time, A time comes in every player's life when he has to decide and I always tried my best to serve my county with my head high. Younis Khan v India - 2006 Younis Khan is the batting coach of Pakistan. Younis is currently sixth on the list of highest run getters for Pakistan in ODI cricket. However, the nature of the victory denied him of the chance to sign off in a fitting matter as he was not required to bat. Younis Khan made his international debut in an ODI against Sri Lanka at Karachi in February 2000, and has since played over 250 ODIs for Pakistan. Younis is the only Pakistani to score a Test hundred against every other 9 Test playing nations and 12th International player to achieve this milestone. He narrowly missed his century in the first innings by 9 runs. [53], Khan resigned as captain on 13 October 2009 due to a parliamentary investigation into match fixing that was alleged to have taken place during his reign. [45] Younis ranking score of 880 is the third highest achieved by a Pakistani batsmen after Mohammad Yousuf (933), Javed Miandad (885) and just ahead of Inzamam-ul-Haq (870).[46]. [40] More importantly, the tour to India also showcased his potential as a future captain of Pakistan and his energetic and astute leadership has impressed many people. He is the second fastest Pakistani in terms of innings to reach 4000 Test runs, behind Javed Miandad. He made his first County Championship century, 106 off 151 balls, for Yorkshire against Hampshire at the Rose Bowl in the third match of the season and followed it up with an unbeaten double hundred, 202 off 290 balls, in the second innings to steer Yorkshire to a confident declaration. [106], Younis played his last international match against West Indies on 10 May 2017 at Roseau. [34][35][36], Apart from being an accomplished batsman, Younis is also a skilled slip fielder and a very occasional leg-spin bowler. Younis holds the record for the most runs and the most centuries scored by a Pakistani in Test cricket history. [11] He led Pakistan to their victory in the 2009 ICC World Twenty20, which was their first World Twenty20 title. He played a superb innings to finish on 217* off just 252 balls with 18 fours and 6 sixes. Jump to: navigation, search Younis Khan [74] By the end of his innings of 131, it became Pakistan's highest score of all time while batting in the fourth innings with Pakistan at 343/3. [105] With that, on 23 April 2017, Younis confirmed his retirement at the end of West Indies tour with Misbah, by citing he will retire even if he scores "a hundred in every innings of every match against West Indies". [55][56] He had a hair-line fracture in his finger prior to the match. [14] The ban was lifted three months later. It was his return to the side in October 2004, at the pivotal one-down, against Sri Lanka in Karachi that laid the groundwork for his emergence as a force in Pakistan cricket. Khan has made a double century (200 or more runs) on six occasions during Tests while two times got out on 199 and 194 respectively. Pakistan’s batting coach, Younis Khan, understands that the team’s winning should not depend on the availability of Babar Azam. Younis Khan is appointed to uplift the Pakistan' batting for their upcoming tour of England. In the post-match interview Younis took the view that "umpires are humans they make mistakes but they should reduce the errors they make, also he called for the UDRS (Umpire Decision Review System) to be used in all Test matches so that if an error is made it can be referred".[76]. He came back for the one-day series against India, but failed to cement a place in the Test side. 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