Home Editor's Pick Here is a list of cricketers who retired in the year 2017

Here is a list of cricketers who retired in the year 2017


8. Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan (MisYou)

Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan ©AFP

World cricket witnessed a huge outpouring of emotions in May 2017 as two stalwarts of Pakistan bid goodbye to international cricket. Both Misbah and Younis played their last test against West Indies at Roseau, Dominica.

Misbah and 2007 T20 WC final are synonymous- unfortunate for him considering the result. But, he has been a prolific leader and a guiding force for Pakistan stars like Yasir, Sarfaraz, and Amir. He has stood strong and backed his players amidst highs and lows. He holds the record jointly for the second fastest test century and has bailed Pakistan out of trouble in several ODI’s despite not registering a century, after all, his contribution is beyond numbers.

On-drives and sweeps have a strong correlation with Younis. He is the only Pakistan batsman in the 10,000 test runs club and is the first player to score test centuries in 11 countries. He holds the record for most centuries in fourth innings and has been a lynchpin in the middle order for close to 2 decades. He was the leader of the pack that came out triumphant in the 2009 T20 world cup