Younis accepts captaincy

LAHORE: Senior middle order batsman Younis Khan would have bright chances to become Pakistan cricket team new skipper.

According to sources, Younis Khan called on Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt and accepted the offer of captaincy during the meeting.

Shoaib Malik was constantly facing severe criticism after Pakistanís humiliating defeat in one-day series against Sri Lanka. In the past, Younis had repeatedly rejected the offer of captaincy.