Younis joins 9 000 Test club

2015-10-24 16:45
Younis Khan (AP)

Dubai - Senior Pakistan batsman Younis Khan completed 9 000 Test runs during his 71 not out against England in the second Test in Dubai on Saturday.

The 37-year-old achieved the milestone when he reached 47 during the knock on the third afternoon.

He is the first Pakistani and 14th batsmen in all to score 9 000 or more Test runs.

India's Sachin Tendulkar tops the list of highest run-getter in Test cricket, with 15 921 in a record of 200 Tests.

Here is the list of all batsmen who have scored 9 000 or more in Test cricket: 

(under name, country, matches, runs, highest, average)

Sachin Tendulkar (IND) 200 15,921 248not out 53.78

Ricky Ponting (AUS) 168 13,378 257 51.85

Jacques Kallis (RSA) 166 13,289 224 55.37

Rahul Dravid (IND) 164 13,288 270 52.31

Kumar Sangakkar (SRI) 134 12,400 319 57.40

Brian Lara (WIS) 131 11,953 400not out 52.88

Shivnarine Chanderpaul (WIS) 164 11,867 203not out 51.37

Mahela Jayawarden (SRI) 149 11,814 374 49.84

Allan Border (AUS) 156 11,174 205 50.56

Steve Waugh (AUS) 168 10,927 200 51.06

Sunil Gavaskar 125 10,122 236not out 51.12

Alastair Cook (ENG) 121 9658 294 47.57

Graeme Smith (RSA) 117 9265 277 48.25

Younis Khan (PAL) 103 9024 313 54.36

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