Younis Khan retires from ODI cricket after Pakistan-England 1st match.Veteran Pakistan batsman and the nation’s unsurpassed driving Test run-scorer Younis Khan declared his retirement from One Day International (ODI) cricket on Wednesday, taking after contention over his consideration in the constrained overs group.
Younis, 37, said that he would play his last ODI coordinate today in Abu Dhabi against the English side.
“I am pleased to report that in the wake of playing for Pakistan for a long time I am declaring my retirement. I counseled with my dear loved ones individuals before taking this choice,” Younis said in an announcement.
“As a batsman I assumed a positive part in the group’s wins in one-day cricket and now I understand that it’s an ideal opportunity to keep myself far from restricted overs cricket.
“I trust that the youthful player who takes my place will keep the customs which I have set on failing to compromise over control and wellness. I thank all my partners and group administration for their collaboration all through my profession,” said Younis, who will keep on playing Test cricket.
Sources said Younis Khan notified the PCB administration about his retirement choice amid a meeting before ODI against England. Younis said he would not be accessible for the remaining matches of the arrangement.
“It’s generally an extreme choice for a player to resign. I played my cricket with earnestness and train and see Pakistan’s future as splendid and am certain that youths can fill in,” he said.
“Pakistan got to be title holders in the past and still has the ability to end up champions of the world once more.”
The veteran batsman declared his retirement taking after debate over his determination in the one-day group against England. He was reviewed to the Pakistan squad for arrangement against England a week ago in the wake of playing an ODI in the World Cup in March 2015.
Since 2013, the senior center request batsman has been in record-softening structure up Test cricket, however has been in and out of the ODI squad, playing only 11 matches in the previous 2.5 years.
Wednesday’s amusement will be Younis’ 265th one-day global, almost 16 years subsequent to making his introduction against Sri Lanka in Karachi in February 2000.
Going into his last match, Younis has scored 7,240 keeps running with seven hundreds and 48 half-hundreds of years in one-dayers.