Misbah ul Haq

Misbah ul Haq had to wait for his international career to truly take off and since then, he has seldom looked back. His debut for Pakistan came in 2001 but only played a handful of ODIs and not a single Test between 2003 and 2007. He first took over the Pakistan Test captaincy amidst the axing of Salman Butt from the position after his allegations of spot fixing in 2011. It was also the year when he reached unprecedented levels

of consistency with the bat and took his team out of the depths of the scandal. He led Pakistan to a 3-0 whitewash of then world no.1 England in 2012 at their own backyard. Misbah has since then defied his age and led Pakistan to the summit of the ICC Test rankings.

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Misbah-Ul-Haq, Younis Khan-less Pakistan backed by Mickey Arthur

Pakistan are looking to regain the highs they had seen in 2016 - at a time when the side were top of the ICC Test rankings - but lost way thereafter.

It will be a real challenge to follow Misbah-ul-Haq, says Sarfraz Ahmed

"Misbah bhai did so well for so long and he really built the side up, a side that had some great success and was very stable. So it will be a real challenge to follow on from that. And Tests anyway are not easy," said Sarfraz Ahmed.


Misbah-ul-Haq, Kumar Sangakkara set to play for MCC against Afghanistan

Misbah-ul-Haq to join the likes of Kumar Sangakkara and Shivnarine Chanderpaul as the star-studded MCC prepare to play against Afghanistan on July 11 at the Lord's. Brendon McCullum will be leading the MCC team while Younis Khan withdrew from the fixture.

Happy Birthday Misbah-ul-Haq: One of Pakistan's most successful captains turns 43

Misbah-ul-Haq, one of Pakistan's most successful skipper, turned 43 on Sunday.

Misbah-ul-Haq's emotional farewell speech after playing last Test for Pakistan, watch video

Misbah-ul-Haq had stated before embarking on the three-match series against West Indies that it would be his last for Pakistan.

Loved every moment I shared with Younis Khan in the middle, says Misbah-ul-Haq

Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan bowed out with the first ever Test series win in the West Indies.


West Indies vs Pakistan, 3rd Test, Day 4: Departing Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq fall but Pakistan press for victory

Misbah-ul-Haq declared Pakistan's second innings at 174/8 ti hand West Indies a target of 304 runs with one more day to go in the Test.

Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan: The senior partnership of Pakistan cricket

Together Younis Khan and Misbah have out 3156 runs in 49 innings which is the most by any pair for Pakistan in Test cricket.

West Indies vs Pakistan, 3rd Day, 3rd Test: West Indies crawl to 218/5 at stumps against Pakistan

All-rounder Roston Chase led the defiance in a top score of 60 before being forced to retire hurt in the final session.

West Indies vs Pakistan, 3rd Test: Azhar Ali century anchors cautious Pakistan to 376 in first innings

Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq showed a greater degree of urgency through the afternoon, adding 51.

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Usain Bolt, Ashish Nehra, Kaka, Felipe Massa: Sportstars who retired in 2017

Many legends from various sports brought the curtain down to their illustrious career this year. Here is a look back and a tribute to the sporting personalities who hung up their boots this year.