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Younus Khan

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Full Name: Mohammad Younis Khan
Born: November 29 1977 , Mardan, North-West Frontier Province
County: Yorkshire
Other teams: Pakistan, Habib Bank Limited, Nottinghamshire, Peshawar Cricket Association
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium, Legbreak


Younus signed for Yorkshire in 2007 as the third asian cricketer to play for the Tykes following Sachin Tendulkar and Yuvraj Singh. A stylish strokeplayer he forms a formidable middle-order partnership alongside Mohammad Yousuf in the Pakistan side although his partnership with the ball is less impressive following his leaking of 26 runs in an over against New Zealand. In 2004 he hit a matchwinning 267 in the final Test against India and has cemented his place in the side ever since and has assumed the vice-captaincy. He resigned from the captaincy in Inzamam's absence for the ICC Champ...

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