Karachi (Staff Report): Pakistani Test cricketer and former captain of the Pakistan national cricket team Younis Khan on Saturday has announced to retire from cricket.

According to details, Khan made a formal announcement in this regard at a press conference.

Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram said, "Younis Khan is one of the best batsmen we have had. And he has always given his best for Pakistan."

Akram said, "Younis was always a very hard-working player. He was proactive in all fields of the game, whether it was batting, fielding, helping others out during practice. He was a proper team-man. The way he has handled his image, he will always be respected for it."

Younis Khan is the only Pakistani player to score over 10,000 Test runs and first test cricketer to have scored a century in all 11 countries to have hosted test matches. He is also the third Pakistani player to score 300 or more runs in an innings.

He is part of the Test squad that is set to play against West Indies.

Earlier, on April 6, Misbah-ul-Haq announced his retirement from international cricket.