Mohammad Yousuf (previously known as Yousuf Youhana) has been the most consistent performer for the Pakistan side since his debut in 1998. Until his conversion to Islam, he was one of the few Christians to play for Pakistan.Stylish, composed and a natural stroke-maker, Yousuf has been the pillar of the Pakistan batting line-up with Younus Khan for sometime now. He is strong through the covers and is elegant while using his wrists to flick the ball off his legs. He is quick between the wickets as well.
He has shown a hunger for big runs when he broke Sir Vivian Richards' world record for the most Test runs in a single calendar year. Now a senior in the team, Yousuf’s name is surely going to be written in the annals of Pakistan cricket.e is particularly strong driving through the covers and flicking wristily off his legs and brings with him as decadent and delicious a backlift as any in the game. A tendency to overbalance when playing across his front leg can get him into trouble. He excels at both versions of the game, and in one-day cricket can score 20 or 30 runs before anyone notices.In 2006, Yousuf truly came of age in a record-breaking year. He began by plundering India and continued in England, not just scoring under pressure, but scoring big. A double ton at Lord's was followed by another big hundred at Headingly and the Oval.
He rounded off a fantastic year with four hundreds in three Tests against the West Indies, a feat that took him past Viv Richards's long-standing record of most Test runs in a calendar year and also saw him establish the record for most Test hundreds (9) in a year.But his surprise exclusion from the 15-man squad for the 2007 Twenty20 World Championship led him to signing up for the Indian Cricket League (ICL). Though the PCB persuaded h Find Mohammad Yousuf profile and stats of batting, bowling and fielding including latest updated news of Mohammad Yousuf, videos and images at Hamariweb.com. Also find detail Player profile and career statistics of Mohammad Yousuf of Pakistan.