Thursday, 2 December 2021

I have no future in politics, tells Younis Khan


PESHAWAR: Legendary cricketer Younis Khan has denied he will join politics.

In a statement, he said that he feels that there is no future for him in the field.  ‘I am busy in promoting cricket in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP),’ he said.

He said that Shahryar Khan’s tenure was impressive for Pakistani cricket as we became No.1 Test team and also won the ICC Champions Trophy.

Younis Khan announced his retirement from international cricket on 8th April, 2017.

Born in Mardan, Khan has represented Pakistan along with other county and club teams including Nottinghamshire, Peshawar Cricket Association, Rajasthan Royals, South Australia, Surrey, Warwickshire and Yorkshire.

In his test career, Khan scored 10,099 runs with 34 centuries and 33 half-centuries to his name. He has nine test wickets to his name as well.

He is the only cricketer to score a century in every test playing country i.e. Pakistan, West Indies, India, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, United Arab Emirates, Bangladesh, England and Zimbabwe.

The veteran cricket played 265 ODIs and scored 7249 with the help of seven tons and 48 50s. He grabbed three wickets in his 50-over career.

The former T20 captain has made 442 runs in 25 Twenty20 international matches and has taken three wickets as well.

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