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Younis Khan (Former Pakistani Cricketer) Wife, Records, Controversies, Age, Weight, Height and More

By Kalpana Verma

Best Batsman from Pakistan who scored a brilliant century of 107 in 250 balls in debut  2nd innings against Sri Lanka in  2000. He is on the top of the list of record in Pakistan the highest run-getter, highest average, highest centuries in the test cricket of Pakistan.

Very few know that he is good in bowling also while playing in the one-day tournament between Gloucestershire and Nottinghamshire he picked three wickets for five runs in 2005. Moreover, he also holds the record of bowling in the quickest over in cricket history, which is 35 seconds.

Name: Younis Khan

Nickname: NA

Role: Batsman

Cricket Career

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International Debut:

Test: vs. Sri Lanka at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Feb 26, 2000

ODI: vs. Sri Lanka at National Stadium, Feb 13, 2000

T20I: vs. England at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Nov 11, 2015

IPL Debut: vs. Kings XI Punjab at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, MAy 28, 2008

Jersey Number: #75

Major Teams: Pakistan, Habib Bank Limited, Nottinghamshire, Peshawar Cricket Association, Rajasthan Royals, South Australia, Surrey, Warwickshire, Yorkshire

Records

  • He is the first Pakistani Cricketer who scored 9000+ test runs in Test Cricket.
  • He made in total 33 centuries, which is the highest Test centuries by a Pakistani.
  • Also, he has a record of 6 double centuries in test matches.
  • The third Pakistani who scored a triple century in Test matches when he scored 313 against Sri Lanka Karachi in the year 2009.
  • He is the 12th player who achieved the milestone of scoring a Test hundred against every other Test-playing nation internationally.
  • Younis Khan, the only batsman who scored three consecutive centuries against Australia after Herbert Sutcliffe in 1925.
  • He made 9,500 test runs as of 10th December 2016 at an average of around 52, which includes 33 centuries and 31 half-centuries.

Girlfriends, Spouse, and Children

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Marital Status: Married

Affairs/Girlfriends: NA

Wife: Amna Khan

Marriage Date: 30th March 2007

Children: Owaisi Khan (Son), One Daughter

Controversies

  • He resigned as an ODI captain in October 2009 as he was alleged to be in the match-fixing by the Parliament investigation and after being cleared in the investigation, he said: “Yes I have submitted my resignation because I am disgusted by these match-fixing allegations made against the team and me.”
  • In the year 2010 Younis Khan and Mohammad Yusuf, were suspended from Pakistan team for an indefinite period by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) as of the stated reason of “Brech of discipline within the team.”
  • While playing ODI in the year 2015, Younis Khan blamed Misbah-UL-Haq ana the head coach Waqar Yunis for dropping him and stated that they didn’t motivate players and are very casual about matches.
  • He was charged 50% of his match fees, when left in between in the domestic match in April 2016. After referee Aziz Rehman told him for a disciplinary hearing. Also, he stated that his images were being unnecessarily getting spoil at this stage of his career.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5ft 9in

Weight (approx.): 68 kg

Eye Colour: Hazel

Hair Colour: Black

Personal Life

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Date of Birth: 29th November 1977

Age (as of May 2019): 39 Years

Birth Place: Mardan, Pakistan

Nationality: Pakistani

Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Sagittarius

School: NA

College: NA

Educational Qualifications: NA

Signature: NA

Family

Father: Late Iqbal Khan

Mother: NA

Sister: NA

Brother: Late Mohammed Sharif Khan, Late Farman Ali Khan

Coach/Mentor: Rashid Latif (Former Pakistani Cricketer)

Religion: Islam

Address: Mardan, Pakistan

Preferences/Favourite

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Hobbies: Fishing

Cricketers: NA

Style Quotient

Cars Collection: NA

Lesser Known Facts

  • He has to run miles for his cricket training.
  • He was not able to book a spot in Karachi team, But he didn’t lose his hope and again started playing from Peshawar.
  • Younis Khan has a record of most catches in an innings.
  • Also, he faced a bad phase of his life in the year 2005-2006 were he saw so many deaths in his family. During the tour of Australia, he had to come back because his father died. Again he had to fly back during the England tour of Pakistan where he received news that his elder brother died in a car accident who was only 39 years old.

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