Younis Khan Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography & More

Younis Khan profile

Real NameMohammad Younis Khan
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionPakistani Cricketer
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 176 cm
in meters- 1.76 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9½”
Weightin Kilograms- 68 kg
in Pounds- 150 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 38 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 12 Inches
Eye ColourHazel
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTest- 26 February 2000 vs Sri Lanka in Rawalpindi
ODI- 13 February 2000 vs Srilanka in Karachi
T20- 28 August 2006 vs England in Bristol
Coach/MentorRashid Latif (Former Pakistani Cricketer)
Jersey Number#75 (Pakistan)
Domestic/State TeamsSurrey, Warwickshire, Yorkshire, Pakistan All Star XI
Batting StyleRight Handed Bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm medium
Nature on fieldCalm
Likes to play againstIndia
Favourite ShotFlick
Records/Achievements (main ones)• He is the first Pakistani cricketer to score 9,000+ test runs in Test Cricket.
• Younis Khan's 33 centuries are the highest number of Test centuries by a Pakistani.
• Younis Khan has 6 double centuries in Test matches.
• He became the third Pakistani to score a triple century in Test matches when he scored 313 against Sri Lanka in Karachi in 2009.
• Younis Khan is the only Pakistani to score a Test hundred against every other Test playing nation and the 12th International player to achieve this milestone.
• He holds the record of most away centuries for a Pakistani (23), this is the second highest overall.
• Younis Khan is the only Pakistani cricketer to have taken 100+ catches in Test cricket.
• After Herbert Sutcliffe (in 1925), Younis Khan is the only batsman to have scored 3 consecutive centuries against Australia.
• As of 10 December 2016, Younis Khan has scored more than 9,500 test runs at an average of around 52, including 33 centuries and 31 half-centuries.
Personal Life
Date of Birth29 November 1977
Age (as in 2016)39 Years
Birth PlaceMardan, Pakistan
Zodiac sign/Sun signSagittarius
HometownKarachi, Pakistan
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- Late Iqbal Khan
Younis Khan with his father
Mother- Not Known
Brother- Late Mohammed Sharif Khan, Late Farman Ali Khan
Sister- Not Known
Controversies• Younis resigned as the captain of the ODI team in October 2009 due to a parliamentary investigation into match-fixing that was alleged to have taken place during his reign. Despite being cleared in the investigation, Younis said, "Yes I have submitted my resignation because I am disgusted by these match-fixing allegations made against me and the team."
• In 2010, Younis Khan and his Pakistani counterpart, Mohammad Yusuf, were suspended from the Pakistan team of all formats for an indefinite time period. Although some reports cited "corruption charges" as the cause for the harsh action, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) cleared the air by stating the reason as "Breach of discipline within the team."
• In 2015, Younis Khan blamed captain Misbah-Ul-Haq and the then Head Coach, Waqar Yunis, for dropping him from the ODI side. He further added that the two did nothing to motivate players and just went casually about every match.
• Younis Khan was fined 50% of the match fee, when he left a domestic match mid-way in April 2016. Furthermore, Younis had left the tournament after match referee Aziz Rehman summoned him for a disciplinary hearing. In his defense, Younis said that his image was being unnecessarily tarnished at this stage of his career.
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeAmna Khan
Marriage Date30 March 2007
ChildrenDaughter- 1 (Name Not Known)
Son- Owaisi Khan
Younis Khan with his wife and children

Younis Khan Batting in a Test match

Some Lesser Known Facts About Younis Khan

  • Does Younis Khan smoke: Not Known
  • Does Younis Khan drink alcohol: Not Known
  • As a young boy, Younis had to cover miles for his Cricket training. Rashid Latif, the Pakistan wicketkeeper, was Younis’ mentor and guided him through his younger years. Few years down the line, they went on to become team-mates for Pakistan.
  • On the domestic circuit, Younis failed to book a spot in the Karachi team, his home side. However, he did not lose hope and started playing for Peshawar.
  • After only one season in domestic cricket, Younis was summoned by Pakistan in February 2000. On his ODI debut, he scored 46. He had a more memorable Test debut as he hit 107 in the second innings against Sri Lanka, but all his efforts went in vain as Pakistan lost both the games.
  • Younis Khan holds the record for the most catches as a substitute in an innings. In February 2001, Saeed Anwar had to leave a match against Bangladesh mid-way because of his daughter’s untimely demise. Falling a fielder short, Pakistan called in Younis Khan, who went on to take 4 catches in the innings thus making a record.
  • During a County Championship match in 2007, Younis bowled an over in only 35 seconds, as per Wisden.Younis’ team Yorkshire was trying to avoid a slow over-rate penalty by bowling maximum overs possible.
  • Younis has impressive figures against arch-rivals India; he averages 88.06 against India in Test cricket, his best against any side.
  • He saw a rough phase of life in 2005-2006; Younis had to deal with a number of deaths in his family. In early 2005, he had to fly back from a tour of Australia after his father had died. Again in the same year, during England’s tour of Pakistan, Younis received the news of his eldest brother’s death in a car accident. His other elder brother, Farman Ali Khan, was only 39 at the time of his demise, this time again because of a car accident.
  • He played one season of the IPL for Rajasthan Royals in 2008, however, he could manage only a single game in the season.