Younis Khan’s Glorious Test Career: Stats and Records

 

MOST TEST HUNDREDS FOR PAKISTAN IN TEST CRICKET

Younis Khan is Pakistan’s all-time leading century maker
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100s Batsman Mat Inns Runs Avg 50s HS
27 Younis Khan 93 165 7930 53.22 28 313
25 Inzamam-ul-Haq 119 198 8829 50.16 46 329
24 Mohammad Yousuf 90 156 7530 52.29 33 223
23 Javed Miandad 124 189 8832 52.57 43 280*
15 Saleem Malik 103 154 5768 43.69 29 237
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MOST TEST RUNS FOR PAKISTAN SINCE INZAMAM UL HAQ’S RETIREMENT 

Younis Khan has scored the most number of Test runs for Pakistan since Inzamam Ul Haq’s retirement. 
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Runs Batsman Mat Inns Avg 100s 50s HS
3374 Younis Khan 38 66 60.25 13 9 313
3147 Misbah-ul-Haq 42 73 53.33 5 26 161*
2388 Azhar Ali 35 66 38.51 5 16 157
1637 Asad Shafiq 29 47 38.06 4 10 130
1497 Mohammad Hafeez 26 50 33.26 3 6 196
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HIGHEST BATTING AVERAGE IN TEST CRICKET IN THE LAST 10 YEARS (MINIMUM 50 INNINGS)

Younis Khan is No. 3 in the list of highest batting average in Test cricket in the last 10 years. Only Kumar Sangakkara and Shivanrine Chanderpaul are ahead of him in this list. This is a mighty achievement for the underrated legend.
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Avg Batsman Inns Runs 100s
63.78 KC Sangakkara 150 8739 31
63.02 S Chanderpaul 134 6492 19
60.09 Younis Khan 118 6250 22
56.75 JH Kallis 147 7322 29
55.68 Mohammad Yousuf 71 3731 13
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HIGHEST BATTING AVERAGE IN FOURTH INNINGS (MINIMUM 1000 RUNS)

This is a list that every batsman in world would want to be in. Younis Khan, who is one of the greatest batsmen to have ever played the game, is No. 3 in this list, only behind Sir Geoffrey Boycott  and Snil Gavaskar in the list of highest batting average in fourth innings. 
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Avg Batsman Inns Runs 100s
58.76 G Boycott 34 1234 3
58.25 SM Gavaskar 33 1398 4
53.23 Younis Khan 31 1118 4
53.19 CG Greenidge 38 1383 3
51.96 GC Smith 41 1611 4
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YOUNIS KHAN’S TEST RECORD (OPPOSITION WISE)

Younis Khan has scored runs against every opposition in the world.
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Opposition Mat Inns Runs Avg 100s 50s Ducks HS
Australia 8 15 702 54.00 3 3 1 111*
Bangladesh 5 7 418 83.60 2 0 2 200*
England 10 18 784 43.55 2 3 0 173
India 9 17 1321 88.06 5 4 3 267
New Zealand 6 9 484 60.50 1 3 1 149*
South Africa 14 28 990 39.60 4 2 3 131*
Sri Lanka 26 43 2019 50.47 7 6 3 313
West Indies 10 19 701 38.94 2 4 2 153
Zimbabwe 5 9 511 73.00 1 3 0 200*
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YOUNIS KHAN’S TEST RECORD (COUNTRY WISE)

Apart from South Africa  and West Indies, Younis Khan averages above 40 everywhere in the world.
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Country Mat Inns Runs Avg 100s 50s Ducks HS
Australia 3 6 259 43.16 0 1 0 87
Bangladesh 4 5 384 128.00 2 0 1 200*
England 5 9 470 52.22 1 3 0 173
India 6 12 768 76.80 3 2 2 267
New Zealand 5 8 457 65.28 1 3 1 149*
Pakistan 19 33 1898 59.31 7 5 2 313
South Africa 8 16 489 32.60 1 2 2 111
Sri Lanka 14 24 905 41.13 2 5 3 177
U.A.E. 18 33 1467 50.58 7 4 2 153
West Indies 5 9 211 23.44 1 0 2 106
Zimbabwe 5 9 511 73.00 1 3 0 200*
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YOUNIS KHAN’S TEST RECORD (YEAR WISE)

 

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Year Mat Inns Runs Avg 100s 50s Ducks HS
2000 9 14 403 31.00 2 1 1 116
2001 5 9 421 52.62 1 3 1 149*
2002 12 20 774 38.70 2 5 2 153
2003 2 4 82 20.50 0 0 1 46
2004 3 6 307 51.16 1 1 0 124
2005 8 16 899 59.93 3 1 2 267
2006 11 20 1179 65.50 3 6 2 199
2007 8 16 751 53.64 3 3 2 130
2009 5 7 444 63.42 1 1 1 313
2010 2 4 180 60.00 1 0 1 131*
2011 8 12 765 85.00 2 4 0 200*
2012 6 10 360 36.00 1 1 1 127
2013 8 16 698 53.69 3 1 1 200*
2014 6 11 667 74.11 4 1 0 177
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YOUNIS KHAN’S TEST RECORD (HOME, AWAY AND NEUTRAL)

 

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Venue Mat Inns Runs Avg 100s 50s Ducks HS
Home 19 33 1898 59.31 7 5 2 313
Away 54 96 4345 50.52 12 17 11 267
Neutral (including UAE) 20 36 1687 54.41 8 6 2 153
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YOUNIS KHAN’S TEST RECORD (INNINGS WISE)

 

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Innings Inns Runs Avg 100s 50s Ducks HS
1st innings 43 2180 51.90 8 7 4 267
2nd innings 48 2642 56.21 9 8 4 313
3rd innings 43 1990 51.02 6 8 2 200*
4th innings 31 1118 53.23 4 5 5 131*
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NOTE: STATS AS ON 30-10-2014***

By Bharath Seervi

Image source: ESPNCRICINFO.COM

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