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Younis Khan becomes first Pakistan batsman to complete 9,000 Test runs

Younis Khan

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

Name

 

Country

 

M

 

Runs

 

Highest

 

Average

Sachin Tendulkar

 

IND

 

200

 

15,921

 

248*

 

53.78

Ricky Ponting

 

AUS

 

168

 

13,378

 

257

 

51.85

Jacques Kallis

 

SA

 

166

 

13,289

 

224

 

55.37

Rahul Dravid

 

IND

 

164

 

13,288

 

270

 

52.31

Kumar Sangakkara

 

SL

 

134

 

12,400

 

319

 

57.40

Brian Lara

 

WI

 

131

 

11,953

 

400*

 

52.88

Shivnarine Chanderpaul

 

WI

 

164

 

11,867

 

203*

 

51.37

Mahela Jayawardene

 

SL

 

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

 

IND

 

125

 

10,122

 

236*

 

51.12

Alastair Cook

 

ENG

 

121

 

9658

 

294

 

47.57

Graeme Smith

 

SA

 

117

 

9265

 

277

 

48.25

Younis Khan

 

PAK

 

103

 

9024

 

313

 

54.36