Younis Khan

  • Former Pak captains advise team to be fearless against India 20-03-2014 11:10 AM

    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....
  • Hafeez, Pak team management at loggerheads in World T20: Reports 20-03-2014 10:51 AM

    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...
  • I don't want to take Pakistan's coaching job: Younis Khan 12-03-2014 10:41 AM

    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...
  • 3rd Test: Pakistan keen on helpful pitch to level Sri Lanka series 15-01-2014 02:26 PM

    Sharjah: Pakistan will be desperate to get a helpful pitch for a series-levelling win against Sri Lanka in the third and final Test starting in Sharjah on Thursday. Captain Misbah-ul Haq was frustrated over the two unresponsive pitches, the first in Abu Dhabi where Sri Lanka batted resolutely to salvage...
  • 2nd Test: Resilient Sarfraz Ahmed takes Pakistan to 330/7, lead by 107 11-01-2014 06:52 PM

    Dubai: Sarfraz Ahmed frustrated Sri Lanka's bid to win the second Test inside four days by hitting his maiden Test half-century 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...
  • 2nd Test: Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq revive Pakistan on Day 3 10-01-2014 08:21 PM

    Dubai: Younis Khan and captain Misbah-ul-Haq hit fighting half-centuries 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...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 3 02-01-2014 10:56 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 round-up: Pakistan rode on centuries by Younis Khan and captain Misbah-ul-Haq to finish the second day of the first Test on a healthy 327 for 4 and 123-run lead against Sri Lanka on Wednesday. Younis hit 19...
  • 1st Test: Younis and Misbah centuries spur Pakistan to 327 for 4 01-01-2014 07:46 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Pakistan rode on centuries by Younis Khan and captain Misbah-ul-Haq to finish the second day of the first Test on a healthy 327-4 and 123-run 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 30-12-2013 06:04 PM

    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 three-Test series from Tuesday. Pakistan have lost only one Test match out of 10 in the UAE since their home games were shifted...
  • PCB working on releasing Whatmore: PCB chairman 09-11-2013 11:22 AM

    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...
  • Younis Khan surprised at getting dropped from ODI team 21-10-2013 06:40 PM

    Dubai: Pakistan batsman Younis Khan was surprised Monday after selectors dropped him for the five-match one-day series against South Africa. The 35-year-old Khan said he's fitter than he was at 24 and was not happy about being left off the team for the 50-over format of the game. "It was...
  • 1st Test: Pakistan upset South Africa to lead series 17-10-2013 05:53 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Pakistan handed South Africa their first Test defeat in almost two years and ended their 15-Test unbeaten run after romping to a seven-wicket victory with more than a day to spare in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. Pakistan, who have a penchant for dramatic collapses, suffered a few jitters...
  • Younis Khan strikes form ahead of South Africa Tests 09-10-2013 10:25 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Experienced Pakistan batsman Younis Khan hit a brilliant hundred in the two-day match against hosts United Arab Emirates in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, providing a batting boost ahead of the forthcoming two-Test series with South Africa. Younis scored 103 in Pakistan's total of 317 for 9 at the...
  • As it happened: Zimbabwe vs Pakistan, 2nd Test day 5 14-09-2013 01:01 PM

    Click here for the live commentary from day 5 of the second Test between Zimbabwe and Pakistan at Harare Sports Club. Zimbabwe sensed the chance of a long-awaited victory over a top team as Pakistan were 158 for 5 at stumps on the fourth day of the second Test on...
  • 2nd Test: Zimbabwe forge ahead against Pakistan 12-09-2013 10:11 PM

    Harare: Zimbabwe built a 185-run lead by stumps on day three of the second Test having capitalised on a first-innings collapse by Pakistan, which was bowled out for 230 in nine frantic overs on Thursday and lost their last five wickets for 19. Pakistan made a late fightback in the...
  • As it happened: Zimbabwe vs Pakistan, 2nd Test, day 3 12-09-2013 01:04 PM

    Click here for the live commentary from the 2nd Test between Zimbabwe and Pakistan. Day 2 Roundup: Younis Khan completed 7000 Test runs and thwarted Zimbabwe with an unbeaten 52 to take Pakistan to 163 for 3 at stumps, cutting the hosts' lead to 131 in the deciding Test at...
  • Younis Khan fourth Pakistani to reach 7000 Test runs 12-09-2013 09:43 AM

    Harare: Khurram Manzoor and Younis Khan scored half-centuries on Wednesday in a solid Pakistan reply to Zimbabwe's 294 all out on the second day of the second Test at the Harare Sports Club. At the close, Pakistan were 163 for 3 with Younis unbeaten on 52 accompanied by captain Misbah-ul-Haq...
  • 2nd Test: Younis thwarts Zimbabwe, Pakistan cut deficit 11-09-2013 09:09 PM

    Harare: Younis Khan again thwarted Zimbabwe with an unbeaten 52 to take Pakistan to 163 for 3 at stumps on day two of the second Test on Wednesday, cutting the host's lead to 131 in the decider at Harare Sports Club. Younis followed up his game-changing double century in Pakistan's...
  • Younis wants to be part of Pak ODI team as well 07-09-2013 09:55 PM

    Karachi: Reiterating that he hasn't retired from One-day cricket, senior Pakistan batsman Younis Khan on Saturday said he wants to play for the country in limited-over matches as well. "I have not retired from one-day internationals and I want to play in this form of the game but the selectors...
  • 1st Test: Pakistan rout Zimbabwe by 221 runs 07-09-2013 04:43 PM

    Harare: Pakistan removed nine Zimbabwe batsmen on the final morning to convincingly win the first Test by 221 runs as the host crumbled to 120 all out at Harare Sports Club on Saturday. Spinners Saeed Ajmal and Abdur Rehman had four wickets each to rip the heart out of Zimbabwe's...
  • Younis double century turns course of first Test 06-09-2013 10:13 PM

    Harare: Pakistan's most accomplished batsman Younis Khan completed an unbeaten double century on Friday to turn the course of the first Test against Zimbabwe at the Harare Sports Club. At the close Zimbabwe, set 342 for victory when Pakistan declared their second innings closed at 419 for 9, were 13...
  • 1st Test: Younis, Misbah rescue Pakistan on day 3 05-09-2013 10:07 PM

    Harare: Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq produced fighting half-centuries for Pakistan to lead Zimbabwe by 90 runs with six wickets in hand in the second innings after three days of the first Test on Thursday. Younis was 76 not out and Misbah hit 52 as Pakistan, having conceded a 78-run first-innings...
  • Need to have an IPL-style T20 league in Pakistan: Younis, Shoaib 26-07-2013 11:17 PM

    Karachi: Former skippers, Younis Khan and Shoaib Malik, have called on the cricket authorities in Pakistan to organise a domestic Twenty20 league on the lines of the hugely-popular Indian Premier League (IPL) to help revive international cricket in the strife-torn nation. The two seasoned campaigners spoke at the prize distribution...
  • Afridi, Younis likely to make a comeback 22-06-2013 10:45 AM

    Karachi: Pakistan's flamboyant allrounder Shahid Afridi and senior batsman Younis Khan have emerged as strong contenders to make a comeback to the national team for the coming tours to West Indies and Zimbabwe after the selectors dumped them for the Champions Trophy. Afridi in particular also made his intentions clear...
  • Shahid Afridi, Younis Khan handed Pakistan contracts and pay rise 14-05-2013 06:26 PM

    Islamabad: The Pakistan Cricket Board has surprisingly awarded axed allrounder Shahid Afridi and batsman Younis Khan category A contracts while increasing their pay by 15 percent. Both players were dropped for next month's Champions Trophy, but will be given monthly retainers of around $3,600. Test and one-day captain Misbah-ul-Haq, Twenty20...
  • Ashraf's election challenged in Pakistan courts 10-05-2013 07:51 AM

    Karachi: The election of Zaka Ashraf as chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board has been challenged in the Sindh and Lahore High Courts a day after the PCB announced him as the first elected head of the board. In Karachi Pakistan's former captain, Rashid Latif filed a petition through his...
  • PCB ropes in psychologist to regain Shahid Afridi's bowling form 06-04-2013 09:41 AM

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board has sought the help of a sports psychologist to help experienced allrounder Shahid Afridi regain his confidence in bowling ahead of the ICC Champions Trophy. Afridi has been named in the shortlist of 30 probables for the Champions Trophy by the national selectors but indications...