We Never Ignored Younis Khan for Tests, Says Moin Khan

A lot of controversy was generated in Pakistan cricket circles after the selection committee sidelined Younis for the one-day series against Australia.

Updated: November 04, 2014 17:58 IST
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Younis Khan was in sublime form against Australia with three tons in four innings.


Karachi: Pakistan's manager and chief selector Moin Khan has shot back at his critics insisting senior batsman Younis Khan was dropped from the one-day squad only for the Australia series and that he was always in reckoning for the Test rubber.

"I just want to make it clear once and for all we sidelined Younis for the one-day series because we thought his form was not good enough for this format. But it is wrong to say we had ignored him completely in our plans," Moin said from Abu Dhabi.

"Younis always featured in our plans for the Test series and with his performances he has proved what a senior player can achieve," the former captain added.

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