An evening with Younus Khan (READ Foundation) @ Newcastle upon Tyne Newcastle High Gosforth Park


March 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
£20 – £150
Newcastle High Gosforth Park
High Gosforth Park
Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 5HN
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Join one of the world’s leading cricket legends, Younus Khan and award winning comedian Aatif Nawaz, this April. We will be in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee, Aberdeen and Newcastle for a fantastic cause – empowering orphans worldwide.

Younus Khan

Former captain of the Pakistan Cricket Team.

One of the greatest batsmen to play for his country, he is the only test cricketer to score a century in all 11 countries that have hosted test matches.

Younus holds the record for the most runs and the most centuries scored by a Pakistani in test cricket history. He led Pakistan to their victory in the 2009 ICC World Twenty20 which was their first World Twenty20 title. On 23rd April 2017, he became the first Pakistani and 13th ever batsman to score 10,000 runs in test cricket. He became the oldest and sixth fastest batsman to reach the 10,000 run milestone in relation to innings played.

On 13th October 2015, he became Pakistan’s highest run scorer in test cricket, breaking Javed Miandad’s record of 8,832 runs.

Aatif Nawaz

Aatif Nawaz is an award-winning British-Pakistani television presenter and stand-up comedian. He has also won acclaim for his acting, filmmaking, radio presenting and writing.