Younis Khan’s magnificent century at SCG has made him cross another milestone in his already illustrious career. 11 Number of countries in which Younis Khan has scored Test centuries, including the UAE; he becomes the first player to do so. He scored his maiden century – in his 11th innings – in Australia to complete the set. His previous highest score in Australia was 87, at the MCG in 2004.

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Younis Khan Waiving His Bat To The Crowd As He Makes Century At SCG To Become First Cricketer To Score A Ton In 11 Countries

2 Number of players with centuries in all ten Full Member nations (excluding the UAE) – Rahul Dravid and Younis. Dravid never played in the UAE. Mohammad Yousuf, Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene also had centuries in ten countries.

1984 The last time a batsman older than Younis, 39, scored a century in Australia – Clive Lloyd, at the age of 40 in Brisbane. Overall, Younis is the sixth oldest visiting batsman to score a century in Australia and third oldest at the SCG after Jack Hobbs and Warwick Armstrong.

34 Centuries for Younis, who is level with Sunil Gavaskar, Brian Lara and Jayawardene. Only five players have more Test centuries than Younis. 1.06 Ratio of Younis’ centuries to fifties – the second best among 41 batsmen who have scored 20 or more centuries. Only Don Bradman (2.23) has a better ratio than Younis. Overall, Younis has 34 centuries and 32 fifties in Test cricket. He has converted 11 of his last 15 fifties into hundreds.

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