WEB DESK: Cricket Younis Khan announced his resignation from ODIs. He will play his last match against England today at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi , Aaj News reported.
For the rest of the series, Khan will not be part of the three matches against England. Former Twenty20 captain made the announcement during the series, his spectacular career ranges from 264 ODI matches spanned 15 years.
Khan is currently sixth on the list of highest run-attainer in the world in ODIs. Earlier this month, he overtook Javed Miandad’s record to become Pakistan’s highest run-scorer in Tests.
“I am really pleased to announce that today I am retiring from ODI cricket after deliberation with my family, wife, and close friends,” Younis said. “I feel satisfied and grateful to almighty for showering numerous blessings on me. It is one of the his great blessings that I, by my own will, have taken this decision to retire from ODI cricket after having retired from T20 cricket already.”
“During my 15-year long association with ODI cricket, I always tried my best to play positive cricket for my team both as captain and as a player. But now I feel that the time has come when I should call it a day from one-day cricket,”
“I hope that our young players will exhibit the same passion with which I played my game with strict adherence to discipline and fitness.
“I would like to thank the PCB, selection committee and my fellow players who always respected and encouraged me. It is difficult to bid adieu to one-day format, but I believe in being sincere and honest with myself as well as with my profession. Pakistan cricket has a bright future ahead. We have been the champions in this game once and I believe we have all necessary ingredients to become champions once again.”
RBBreaking Date: 11-11-2015Breaking Is :: Yonus Khan One day Cricket Sy Rtetirement Ka Ilan kar Dia…( Reported By Javeed Iqbal )
Posted by AAJ Breaking News on Wednesday, 11 November 2015