Rated as one of the best batsmen across formats in the world at present, Pakistan skipper Babar Azam, who was recently handed over the captaincy of the team in all formats, explained that watching former Pakistan batsman Mohammed Yousuf gave him great enjoyment, and that he idolises the legend.
On Wednesday, Pakistan stalwart Younis Khan became only the fourth batsman from his country to cross the 7000-run mark in Test matches. Khan achieved this feat on the second day of the second Test at Harare as Pakistan began slowly but solidly in their reply to Zimbabwe’s first innings score of 294.
The first match of the five-match ODI series between India and Pakistan played at the National Stadium in Karachi as part of the ‘friendship’ series in 2004 set the tone for the remainder of the games in the series. It was a high-scoring contest, which went right into the last over.
Pakistan World Cup 2011 squad: Pakistan on Tuesday left out experienced batsman Mohammad Yousuf from their final 15-man squad for next month's cricket World Cup hosted by India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
Cricket World Cup 2011: Veteran Pakistani batsman Mohammad Yousuf is likely to be included in the probables squad for the 2011 Cricket World Cup after receiving all out support from captain Shahid Afridi.