WEB DESK: Legendary batsman Younis Khan is the only Pakistani ranked among top 10 batsmen of 2015 in test format as International Cricket Council released its ranking.
Khan is ranked number seven in the list with Steven Smith, AB de Villiers, Kane Williamson, David Warner, Angelo Mathews, Hashim Amla, Alastair Cook and Ross Taylor. Recently, the batsman announced retirement from ODI format after the first match against England at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
Younis, 37, played 264 matches in an ODI career that spanned 15 years. With 7240 runs, Younis is currently sixth on the list of highest run-getters for Pakistan 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, when he retired. “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.”