Pakistan's Younis Khan is set to make history when his side takes on England later today.

Khan just needs another 19 runs to overtake Javed Miandad as Pakistan's all-time leading Test run scorer.

Miandad scored 8,832 runs in 124 Tests at an average of 52.57. Khan has so far scored 8,814 in 101 Tests at an average of 54.07.

England and Pakistan play a three match Test series in the UAE, with the first Test starting today at 5pm AEST.