Mohammad Yousuf Full Biography, Records, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, & More


Mohammad Yousuf Full Biography


Mohammad Yousuf or we can say Yousuf Youhana was one of the few nonmuslim players to play for Pakistan national team. He was born on August 27, 1974, in Lahore Punjab, Pakistan Yousuf started his first-class career with Bhawalpur in 1996 and he made his international debut on 26 February 1998 v South Africa.

Mohammad Yousif also played in English county for Lancashire and Warwickshire he also played in controversial league ICL where he was part of Lahore Badshahs for which he also faced a ban by PCB. Yousuf accepted Islam in 2005 when he left his old religion Christianity he also with his wife accepted Islam.

Mohammad Yousuf Biography

 Mohammad Yousuf Basic Information 

  • Name: Mohammad Yousuf
  • Nickname: Yousuf
  • Role: Batsman
  • Batting Style: Right-hand bat
  • Bowling Style: Right-arm medium Bowler

Mohammad Yousuf Physical Appearance

Mohammad Yousuf physical appearance
Mohammad Yousuf physical appearance
  • Height (approx.): 5 ft 10 in
  • Weight (approx.): 71 Kg
  • Eye Colour: Black
  • Hair Colour: Black

Personal Life Of Mohammad Yousuf

  • Date of Birth: August 27, 1974
  • Age: 46 Years
  • Birth Place: Lahore Punjab Pakistan
  • Zodiac sign: Virgo
  • Nationality: Pakistani
  • School: N/a
  • College: Forman Christian College
  • Educational Qualifications: Graduated
  • Net Worth: 6 million USD

Mohammad Yousuf Family & Religion

Mohammad Youfuf with his family
Mohammad Yousuf with his family
  • Father: Youhana Maseeh
  • Mother: N/a
  • Brother: Mohammad Irshad, Mohammad Ajmal, Mohammad Jamil
  • Sister: N/a
  • Coach/Mentor: N/a
  • Religion: Islam, (Before 2005 Christianity)
  • Address: Lahore Punjab Pakistan

Cricket Career Of Mohammad Yousuf

  • Test: 26 February 1998 v South Africa
  • ODI: 28 March 1998 v Zimbabwe
  • T20: 28 August 2006 v England
  • Jersey Number: 13
  • Domestic/State Teams: Bhawalpur, WAPDA, Lahore City, Asia XI, Lahore Badshahs, Virgo Super Kings, PIA, Lahore Blues, ZTBL, Lahore, Lahore Lions, Islamabad Leopards, Lancashire, Warwickshire
  • Nature on the field: Calm

Batting Career 



Bowling Career


Source: Cricbuzz

Highlighted Records Of Mohammad Yousuf

  • Mohammad Yousuf has a world record for most centuries in a calendar year as he hit nine test centuries in 2006.
  • Mohammad Yousuf has scored 1788 runs in a calendar year which is still a world record.
  • Yousuf is the first player in the world to be dismissed 3 times in the 190s.
  • During 2002 and 2003 he was the top scorer across the world in the ODI format.
  • Mohammad Yousuf also holds the record of making six centuries in successive Tests.
  • He holds the record of scoring the most runs without being out in the ODI match as he has scored 405 runs against Zimbabwe in Zimbabwe in the 2002–2003 season.

Mohammad Yousuf Preferences & Hobbies

  • Hobbies: Traveling
  • Favorite Cricketers: Sachin Tendulkar, Zaheer Abbas
  • Most Favorite Sportspersons: N/a
  • Favorite Food: Haleem
  • Favorite Color: Black

Mohammad Yousuf Relationship Status

Mohammad Yousuf with his wife
Mohammad Yousuf with his wife
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife: Fatima
  • Marriage Date: N/a
  • Children: 3

Mohammad Yousuf Awards and Recognitions

  • Mohammad Yousuf was awarded the Test Player of the Year at the ICC Awards in 2007.
  • President of Pakistan honored him with the Sitara-i-Imtiaz, the third-highest honor bestowed by Pakistan in 2011.
  • Yousuf was named CNN-IBN’s Cricketer of the Year for 2006.
  • Yousuf was also selected as a Wisden Cricketer of the Year in the 2007 edition.
  • he was named in the World Test XI by ICC. For his performances in 2006.

Controversies did by ( Mohammad Yousuf )

  • On 29 March 2010, Yousuf announced his retirement from international cricket, two days after the Pakistan Cricket Board imposed an indefinite ban on him. “I received a letter from the PCB that my staying in the team is harmful to the team, so I announce my retirement from international cricket”, he said at a press conference in Karachi. but later after the defeat in England, PCB called him back in the squad and Yousuf took his retirement back.

The All Out Cricket Post Interview Of Mohammad Yousuf

Lesser-Known Facts About Mohammad Yousuf

  • Mohammad Yousuf uses to work on the tailor shop before coming to cricket.

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