Younis Khan

  • Younis Khan will not be disciplined by Pakistan -1915119383 minutes ago

    Islamabad: Disgruntled batsman Younis Khan will not be penalized by the Pakistan Cricket Board for criticizing the selectors after being dropped from the one-day international series against Australia. "For the moment, we will not take any disciplinary action against him, and hope he will settle down now," PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan...
  • Shahid Afridi wants dignified exits for Pakistan seniors Yesterday

    Pakistan's Twenty20 captain Shahid Afridi said the team's senior cricketers should be given dignified farewells, after veteran batsman Younis Khan was unceremoniously axed from the one-day squad. An incensed Younis lashed out at selectors last week for not including him in their plans for next month's series against Australia, a decision...
  • Misbah-ul-Haq distances himself from Younis Khan comment 3 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan's Test and one-day captain Misbah-ul-Haq has distanced himself from the axing of senior batsman, Younis Khan for the ODI series against Australia. "I don't want to comment on this issue because Younis is a senior teammate and I also have to look at the PCB code of conduct but...
  • Younis Khan needs to show some maturity: PCB chief 3 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shaharyar said that senior batsman Younis Khan ought to show "some maturity" but ruled out any disciplinary action against veteran star. "I am a bit disappointed at the way Younis has reacted to being dropped from the ODI squad as he is a very senior player...
  • Former players speak up on Younis Khan ouster 4 days ago

    Karachi: After Younis Khan's salvo fired at former players for not speaking out on his axing from the national one-day squad, some of them have decided to speak up and said the senior batsman deserved better treatment and more respect from the cricket authorities. "I don't know what is wrong with...
  • Angry Younis Khan blasts Pakistan selectors after ODI axe 5 days ago

    Karachi: Upset at being dropped from the ODI side, Pakistan's senior batsman and former captain Younis Khan on Friday lambasted the national selectors and said they should be held accountable if they fail to build a new team for the World Cup in February next year. A visibly angry Younis, who...
  • Pakistan axe Younis Khan for Australia one-day series 1 week ago

    Karachi: Pakistan have axed senior batsman Younis Khan for next month's one-day series against Australia in the United Arab Emirates as they announced their ODI and Twenty20 squads on Wednesday. After a one-off T20 match on Oct. 5, Pakistan will play Australia in three one-dayers over the following week before the...
  • Younis Khan makes the cut among probables for Australia series September 21, 2014

    Karachi: The Pakistan selectors have retained senior batsman Younis Khan in a shortlist of 20 players they have finalized for the Test and ODI series against Australia in the United Arab Emirates. Sources close to the selectors told PTI on Sunday that Younis was shortlisted for the series despite initial doubts...
  • Pakistan selectors want to drop Younis Khan from ODIs September 20, 2014

    Karachi: The national selectors who are under fire for not showing up for the ongoing National T20 Championship matches, want Test and ODI captain MisbahulHaq to bat at number three position in the 50over format. A source aware of the developments said that the sixmember selection committee, which is headed by...
  • Younis Khan likely to quit ODIs before ICC World Cup 2015 September 3, 2014

    Karachi: Senior Pakistan batsman Younis Khan is likely to retire from ODI cricket before next year's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, according to sources. Wellinformed sources aware of the development told PTI that Younis was contemplating quiting from ODIs to focus on his Test career. Younis returned home midway from...
  • Younis Khan to return from Sri Lanka after family tragedy August 25, 2014

    Karachi: Veteran batsman Younis Khan will play no further part in Pakistan's oneday series in Sri Lanka following the death of his 10yearold nephew, an official said on Monday. "Younis will return home on Monday as his nephew Saad Khan died while having a liver transplant in India," a Pakistan Cricket...
  • As it happened: Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 1st Test, Day 5 August 10, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 4 Roundup: Kumar Sangakkara smashed his 10th double century against reckless Pakistan as Sri Lanka declared their first innings at 533 for 9 for an overall lead of 82 runs on the fourth day of the first Test on...
  • As it happened: Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 1st Test, Day 4 August 9, 2014

    For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page. Day 3 roundup: Kumar Sangakkara rose to fourth place in the list of centurymakers as he and the retiring Mahela Jayawardene plundered Pakistan's bowlers on the rainhit third day of the first Test in Galle. The hosts, who began the day...
  • 1st Test: Younis, Shafiq lift Pakistan to 261/4 at stumps August 6, 2014

    Galle: Younis Khan hit an eventful century and lifted Pakistan to a respectable 261/4 on day 1 of the first test against Sri Lanka on Wednesday. Khan showed no signs of rustiness after Pakistan playing a test match for over six months and made a splendid 133 off 228 balls with...
  • I want to leave a mark in 2015 World Cup: Younis Khan July 19, 2014

    Karachi: Senior batsman Younis Khan is keen to leave an imprint in ODIs leading up to the World Cup 2015 in Australia and New Zealand. Younis, who has won a recall to the oneday squad after bring ignored for nearly one year by the national selectors for this format said he...
  • PCB chief used veto powers to include Younis Khan in ODI squad July 10, 2014

    Karachi: The nowdefunct chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Najam Sethi had to use his veto powers to have former captain and senior batsman Younis Khan included in the oneday squad for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka. Sethi told reporters that he had to interfere in selection matters and convince...
  • Unfit Gul ruled out of Pakistan squad, Younis returns for ODIs against Sri Lanka July 9, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan pacers Umar Gul and Mohammad Irfan have been ruled out of the Test and oneday series in Sri Lanka during August due to fitness problems while senior batsman Younis Khan makes a comeback to the ODI squad after March 2013. Chief selector Moin Khan said that both Gul and...
  • Younis Khan to be left out of ODI squad for Sri Lanka tour July 6, 2014

    Karachi: Former captain, Younis Khan is set to be ignored once again for the oneday internationals after the Pakistan team thinktank met in Lahore at the weekend to discuss plans for the coming tour to Sri Lanka and building a team for the World Cup 2015. According to a wellinformed source...
  • Pakistan Cricket Board reverse Younis Khan's demotion June 11, 2014

    Pakistan's cricket authorities on Wednesday reversed a decision to demote star batsman Younis Khan from the toptier of centrally contracted players following widespread criticism from the media and former players. The 36yearold was demoted to the secondrung of players in the central contracts announced last week because of a rule preventing...
  • Younis Khan wants a recall for World Cup May 27, 2014

    Excaptain Younis Khan wants to play at the World Cup next year and thinks he deserves a recall to Pakistan's limitedovers squad after playing more than a decade of international cricket. The 36yearold Khan has been overlooked by selectors for the oneday format since March 2013, missing 32 matches including two...
  • Former Pak captains advise team to be fearless against India March 20, 2014

    Karachi: All excited about the India-Pakistan clash in the World Twenty20 Championships on Friday, former captains and players here have just one piece of advice for Mohammed Hafeez's men ahead of the high-pressure match - play fearlessly. Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan said the key to beating India lies in being brave. "If they...
  • Hafeez, Pak team management at loggerheads in World T20: Reports March 20, 2014

    Karachi: Trouble seems to be brewing in the Pakistan cricket team in the ongoing World Twenty20 Championships in Bangladesh with rumours circulating of differences between skipper Mohammad Hafeez and the team management. There are reports that Hafeez is not seeing eye to eye with the team management which includes head coach...
  • I don't want to take Pakistan's coaching job: Younis Khan March 12, 2014

    Karachi: Former captain Younis Khan said he has no intentions of taking up a coaching assignment with the Pakistan team as he wants to call time on his international career gracefully. "Coaching is a very difficult job in Pakistan cricket and I don't want to get involved in any thing which...
  • 3rd Test: Pakistan keen on helpful pitch to level Sri Lanka series January 15, 2014

    Sharjah: Pakistan will be desperate to get a helpful pitch for a serieslevelling win against Sri Lanka in the third and final Test starting in Sharjah on Thursday. Captain Misbahul Haq was frustrated over the two unresponsive pitches, the first in Abu Dhabi where Sri Lanka batted resolutely to salvage a...
  • 2nd Test: Resilient Sarfraz Ahmed takes Pakistan to 330/7, lead by 107 January 11, 2014

    Dubai: Sarfraz Ahmed frustrated Sri Lanka's bid to win the second Test inside four days by hitting his maiden Test halfcentury and steering Pakistan to 330 for 7 on Saturday, a lead of 107. The wicketkeeper made an unbeaten 70 off 123 balls with seven fours after he was flown in...
  • 2nd Test: Younis Khan, MisbahulHaq revive Pakistan on Day 3 January 10, 2014

    Dubai: Younis Khan and captain MisbahulHaq hit fighting halfcenturies to lead Pakistan to 132 for 3 in the second innings and narrow Sri Lanka's lead to 91 on the third day of the second Test on Friday. Younis was on 62 off 142 balls with four boundaries while Misbah was on...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 3 January 2, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 roundup: Pakistan rode on centuries by Younis Khan and captain MisbahulHaq to finish the second day of the first Test on a healthy 327 for 4 and 123run lead against Sri Lanka on Wednesday. Younis hit 19 fours...
  • 1st Test: Younis and Misbah centuries spur Pakistan to 327 for 4 January 1, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Pakistan rode on centuries by Younis Khan and captain MisbahulHaq to finish the second day of the first Test on a healthy 3274 and 123run lead against Sri Lanka on Wednesday. Khan hit 19 fours and a six in scoring an unblemished 136 off 198 balls before he...
  • 1st Test: Pakistan set to challenge rusty Sri Lanka December 30, 2013

    Abu Dhabi: Pakistan will be looking to maintain their impeccable recent record in the United Arab Emirates when they meet Sri Lanka in the first of the threeTest series from Tuesday. Pakistan have lost only one Test match out of 10 in the UAE since their home games were shifted to...
  • PCB working on releasing Whatmore: PCB chairman November 9, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan national team is likely to have a new head coach in place of incumbent Dav Whatmore before their full series against Sri Lanka in the UAE starting next month. The chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board's interim management committee, Najam Sethi said the PCB was working on releasing the foreign...