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KARACHI – The mother of Pakistan’s cricket legend Younis Khan has died after prolonged illness.

She had been suffering from a kidney-related disease and was hospitalised at a private hospital in Karachi.

She will be buried in her hometown in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Mardan district later today, according to family.

Following her death, politicians, cricketers and Khan’s fans and shared their condolences on social media:

Younis Khan retired from international cricket in May 2017, ending his Test career with 10,099 runs – the most by any Pakistani player in the history of the format.

Under his captaincy, Pakistan also won the World T20 2009 in England.