Expert Pakistan batsman along with the nation’s all time leading Test run-scorer Younis Khan announced his retirement from One Day International (ODI) cricket following controversy over his inclusion in the limited overs team, on Wednesday.
Younis, 37, said he would play his last ODI match now in Abu Dhabi against the English side. Younis said he had taken your decision to retire with family and friends.
Sources said, Younis Khan apprised the PCB management about his retirement choice in a meeting prior to ODI. Younis said he’ll not available for next matches.
The experienced batsman declared his retirement following controversy over his selection in the one-day team against England. He was recalled to the Pakistan squad for series against England last week after playing ODI.
Since 2013, the senior middle-order batsman continues to be in record breaking form in Test cricket, but has been in and out of the ODI squad, playing just 11 matches within the past 2.5 years.
Wednesday’s match will be Younis’s 265th one-day international, nearly 16 years after making his debut against Sri Lanka in Karachi in February 2000.
Younis has scored 7,240 runs with 48 half-centuries and seven hundreds in one dayers.