• Wednesday, May 25, 2022

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Proud Younus keen to carry on as milestone beckons

Younus Khan

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Younus Khan’s disappointment at Pakistan’s perilous position in the third test has been mitigated by his first century in Australia and proximity to the exclusive 10,000-run club, the 39-year-old said on Friday (6). The right-hander bucked a run of poor recent form to grit out a magnificent 175 in Pakistan’s first innings, walking off the Sydney Cricket Ground pitch unbeaten after running out of partners. While his century gave him a full set of hundreds in test-playing nations, the lack of support from his team mates left him 36 shy of becoming the first Pakistani batsman to score 10,000 test…

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