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Younus Khan, the record breaker in numbers

Pakistan's leading run-scorer and centurion has several firsts to his credit

Younus Khan, the record breaker in numbers - Cricket News
Younus Khan has the most runs for Pakistan in Test cricket
When Younus Khan charged out of his crease to hit England's Moeen Ali for a six over deep mid-wicket in Pakistan's first Tests against England in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday (October 13), he crossed the 19 runs he needed at the start of the game to become Pakistan's leading run-scorer in Test cricket. 

It was his 102nd Test, having made his debut in 2000. 

But that's not all: 2014 and 2015 have been a remarkable couple of years for Younus, 37, who has seen records shatter at ever step of the way. 

Here are some of his recent milestones:   

- Younus has the most runs for Pakistan in Test cricket:  8852
He passed Javed Miandad's record of 8832 runs to claim the honour, and after the first innings against England, is the 15th-highest run scorer in Test history. 
 



- He has the most centuries for Pakistan in Test cricket:  30.
This is five more than the next name on this list, Inzamam-ul-Haq. 

- He has scored centuries against all the other nine Test-playing nations. 
He is the first Pakistan player and 12th overall to do so, and achieved the feat when he got his 25th century, against Australia, in October 2014. 

- He has the most runs in UAE in Test cricket:  2013
He is the only man to have more than 2000 runs in UAE. 

- He is one of only two players to score three successive Test centuries against Australia, achieving the feat during Pakistan's 2-0 victory over the side in October-November 2014. 

- He is the only player to score five centuries in the fourth innings of Test matches.
His unbeaten 171 in a seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka at Pallekele allowed him to pass Sunil Gavaskar, Ricky Ponting, Ramnaresh Sarwan and Graeme Smith on this list. 



- He averages at least fifty in the first, second and fourth innings of Tests, falling just short with 48.70 in the third.

- He has made 11 scores of more than 150 in his Test career – more than any other Pakistan batsman.

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