Then known as Yousuf Youhana, he unluckily misses Pakistan s World Cup semi-final and final games with an injured hamstring. Is in good form prior to that, with 161 runs from four games at 53.66.
Plays some brilliant shots on the way to his first double-hundred in Tests, against New Zealand in Christchurch, March 18 2001
As a stand-in captain, Yousuf cracks 111 from 134 balls on the first day of the boxing day Test against Australia at the MCG, December 26, 2004
Mohammad Yousuf celebrates his last hundred as Yousuf Youhana, against India in Kolkata in March 2005
Yousuf Youhana became Mohammad Yousuf, after he converted from Christianity to Islam in 2005.
His third double-hundred sets up a series-deciding victory over England at Lahore. Pakistan are in trouble at 68 for 3, but he forges partnerships and when he departs at 516 for 6, he has 223 runs to his name.
Seven months later he is at it again, scoring 202 against England at Lord s
Narrowly misses out on another double hundred at Headingley on the same tour, making 192 in a losing cause.
Raises his bat after breaking Viv Richards s record for most runs in a calendar year. He scored 1,788 runs in 11 Tests and averaged 92.00 in 14 Tests between November 2005 and November 2006.
Hits a serene hundred to rescue Pakistan against Sri Lanka, on his return to Test cricket.
His typically smooth 87 takes Pakistan to a fluent win against India in the Champions Trophy.
Leads Pakistan to a 1-1 series draw in New Zealand in December 2009
Yousuf is removed from Pakistan’s Teams for all three formats, in the aftermath of the ill-fated Australia tour, where he led the team through a winless and controversial run. Soon after, he announces his retirement from international cricket.