ISLAMABAD, Nov 9 (APP): Pakistan former captain Younis Khan on Monday
said he would like to retire with honour from ODI cricket, conceding that
there is no chance to play until ICC World Cup 2019.
I can leave at anytime,” Younis said. “I am trying to – whenever I feel
is right – leave on my own terms and conditions. At the age I am at, I have to decide very quickly what I want to do, he was qouted as saying by newspaper “The National”.
Younis was selected for the ODI squad last week for the first time
since the 2015 World Cup.
“If you look at my career, a player like myself should leave the game
with honour as I left Twenty20 (after winning the 2009 World Twenty20) that
was really appreciated,” he said.
He revealed that he has been searching for the right moment to go since
the 2011 World Cup. That tournament marked the last time he was a fixture in
the side.
“I thought if the stage was right at the World Cup, if I was playing,
then I would retire. But I didn’t get that opportunity. Now, since then I’ve
been pushing myself again, I’ve been pushing selectors again. I’m really happy I have an opportunity. I want to come now and at my own moment of choosing, retire,” he added.