Younis Khan joins Elite club

Mon, Apr 24, 2017 08:46 am Posted: Cricketnmore Editorial
Younis Khan
April 24 (CRICKETNMORE) - Veteran Younis Khan joins the elite club of test batsmen. He became the first Pakistan and 13th overall batsman to score 10,000 runs in Test cricket, reaching the milestone during the third day of the first match against the West Indies at Sabina Park on Sunday. Younis achieved this landmark in his 208th innings, making him the sixth fastest to reack 10k runs in terms of innings

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Younis scored a hundred on his Test debut against Sri Lanka at Rawalpindi in 2000 and since then has scored 34 centuries. His Test best of 313 came against Sri Lanka at Karachi in 2009. He is the only Pakistan batsman and Test cricketer in the world to score centuries in 11 countries across the world.

The Elite Club of Batsmen with 10,000 Test Runs

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Sachin Tendulkar — 15,921 at 53.78 — 200 Tests

Ricky Ponting — 13,378 at 51.85 — 168 Tests

Jacques Kallis — 13,289 at 55.37 — 166 Tests

Rahul Dravid — 13,288 at 52.31 — 164 Tests

Kumar Sangakkara — 12,400 at 57.40 — 134 Tests

Brian Lara — 11,953 at 52.88 — 131 Tests

Shivanrine Chanderpaul — 11,867 at 51.37 — 164 Tests

Mahela Jayawardene — 11,814 at 49.84 — 149 Tests

Allan Border — 11,174 at 50.56 — 156 Tests

Alastair Cook — 11,057 at 46.45 — 140 Tests

Steve Waugh — 10,927 at 51.06 — 168 Tests

Sunil Gavaskar — 10,122 at 51.12 — 125 Tests

Younis Khan — 10,035 at 53.09 — 116 Tests

 

ICC Congratulated the legend on Twitter:


Sahir

 

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