Karachi: Pakistan T20I batsman Babar Azam has named former Pakistan captains Younis Khan and Mohammad Yousuf’s pair as his favorite batting pair.
In a video released by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on their social platforms, the 25-year-old emphasized the qualities that both Younis and Yousuf had in their playing days.
“Pakistan have produced many great players and my favorite pair among them are Mohammad Yousuf and Younis Khan,” he said.
“We have learned a lot from Yousaf bhai’s skill and class Younis bhai’s ‘never give up’ mindset and will continue to learn from them.
My favourite pair comprises Mohammad Yousuf and Younis Khan. This generation of cricketers have learned a lot from Yousuf bhai’s skill & class and Younis bhai’s ‘never give up’ mind-set and we will continue to learn from them: @babarazam258.
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— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) April 29, 2020
It must be noted that Younis and Yousuf’s batting pair is one of the most reliable pairs Pakistan ever had in Test cricket. They both have put together 3137 runs at an average of 78.42 with nine-century stands.