Younus to step down in 'fix' row

YOUNUS KHAN has resigned as captain of Pakistan despite being cleared of match-fixing allegations by a parliamentary sports committee.<br /><br />Younus, 31, informed the Pakistan Cricket Board of his decision yesterday when attending a hearing to discuss his side&rsquo;s performance in the ICC Champions Trophy.<br /><br />National Assembly committee chairman Jamshed Dasti had implied that Pakistan had deliberately under-performed in South Africa, but later insisted the committee had never intended to make match-fixing allegations against the players.<br /><br />Younus, however, was still furious with the slur on his players and tendered his resignation to PCB chairman Ijaz Butt.<br /><br />&ldquo;Yes I have submitted my resignation because I am disgusted by these match-fixing allegations made against me and the team,&rdquo; he confirmed. &ldquo;I have told the chairman to go through my resignation and read my point of view.&rdquo;