Younis khan, a characterful and a courageous cricketer from Pakistan, was born in Mardan, a suburb of Peshawar. He made his international debut in 2000 in a test and ODI series against srilanka. He is the former captain of Pakistan. In career, he has played 71 tests, averaging 51.20 with 18 centuries and a career best of 313 runs to his name. In 231 ODIs, he almost averages 33 with 6592 runs and a highest score of 144. Interestingly, he averages 106 in tests against India which is highest by any Pakistani. He was ranked no 1 in ICC test batsmen ranking in 2009. He has buckets like hand when he is standing in the slips and is one of the best fielders of Pakistan. He was awarded president’s performance award.