Younus Khan

Updated: February 22, 2011 13:02 IST

The fearless, flamboyant and strong man who is also known as the backbone of Pakistani team is Younus Khan. He’s the second Khan to bring home a world title for Pakistan after Pakistani legend Imran Khan. Born on 29 November, 1977, Younus is a right handed batsman with multiple records in his kitty. A versatile test player, Younus is amongst the best cricket players Pakistan has ever produced. He made his ODI debut in 2000 and played at the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2003 and 2007. He has so far played in over 200 ODI matches for his country. He has led Pakistan to the ICC World T-20 2009 title and retired from that format of the game immediately. He is a skillful infielder who has the third highest number of run-outs in ODI cricket with the highest success rate. He has scored more than 10,000 international runs with an impressive average of 45.

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