Younis Khan scored his third consecutive 100 against Australia © Getty Images
Younis Khan scored his third consecutive 100 against Australia © Getty Images

Oct 30, 2014

Younis Khan became the fourth Pakistani batsman to score three consecutive hundreds, during the second Test match against Australia at Abu Dhabi. Before Younis, Zaheer Abbas, Mudassar Nazar and Mohammad Yousuf have achieved the feat. Additionally, Younis Khan became the third batsman ever to achieve the feat against Australia following Herbert Sutcliffe and Geoffrey Boycott.

Player Opposition Year Scores
Zaheer Abbas India  1982-83 215
186
168
Mudassar Nazar India 1983 231
152*
152
Mohammad Yousuf West Indies 2006 191
102
124
Younis Khan Australia 2014 106
103*
110*

 

Player Opposition Year Scores
Herbert Sutcliffe Australia 1924-25 115
176
127
Geoffrey Boycott Australia 1971 119
121
112
Younis Khan Australia 2014 106
103*
110*

Younis was well supported by Azhar Ali who too completed his century. Both of them combined to form a 208-run partnership. Australia are seeking to make a comeback after being handed a 221-run defeat in the first Test, while Pakistan would like to win their first Test series against Australia in 20 years.

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