Younis Khan 1st cricketer to score centuries in 11 countries


Younis Khan on Thursday became the first player in the history of Test cricket to score centuries in 11 countries, including the United Arab Emirates.

Veteran batsman smashed his 34th century at the Sydney Cricket Ground on rain-affected third day of the third test against Australia, tying him with the batsmen Sunil campaign, Mahela Jayawardene and Brian Lara in the list at all in 6th place.

Rahul Dravid is the only other cricketer to score centuries in all Member States fully tested 10, with 36 centuries under his belt. Sachin Tendulkar remains every time scorer in Test century 51 tons in 200 Test matches.

The last time the batsman Younis scored the oldest of the 39-year-century in Australia in 1984 when Clive Lloyd hit a ton, at the age of 40 in Brisbane. Overall, Younis is the sixth oldest visiting batsman to score a century in Australia and the third oldest on the SCG after Jack Hobbs and Warwick Armstrong.

In spite of hospital admissions due to dengue fever in the past year, the great modern era of the game seems in the best shape of his life ─ and average more than 50 in Tests played at home, away and on neutral courts – a record not many tennis can brag .

Few batsman in the modern era of the result or registered hundreds of test as frequently Younis. His roles in the proportion of test century 6.05 is among the best in the modern world.

His sixth double century in the Oval last year, a record he shared now with Javed Miandad.

Younis centuries fifties ratio is 1.06, hehas converting 11 of the last 15 fifties to hundreds.

This is the second highest among 41 tennis who has scored 20 or more decades.

Only without Bradman (2.23) has a better ratio of Younis. Overall, Younis has 34 centuries and 32 fifties in test cricket.

Younis has behind it the famous double-century against India in India. As captain, he led Pakistan to victory in the Twenty20 series 2009 world.

39, Younis and approaching the milestone of 10,000 runs and is currently racked up 9789 runs in 114 games.

There were only 12 tennis in the history of cricket to have a past record of 10,000 runs in tests ─ rare feat, which symbolizes the temperament of a batsman in the form of cricket, which lasts five days, none of Pakistan’s ever done it.

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