Monday, May 15, 2017
A Cricket Arena Is To End- Misbah Ul Haq Has Announced To Retire From International Cricket(Video)
Misbah ul Haq, once known as 'tuk tuk' is now retiring from the international arena as King Misbah with standing ovation from the crowd and tribute from his teammates. Even his opponents could not help giving him a guard of honor. What an inspiring end to a stainless career. No one knew that a son of school principal in Mianwali will lead Pakistan to World's No 1 Test Ranking for the first time in history. He graduated from Faisalabad and got MBA degree from the University of Management and Technology Lahore. After which he pursued career in textiles for some time in Faisalabad. Once financially settled Misbah began to take cricket, his first love, serious again. In his spare time, he played tap-ball cricket and soon made his team champion of tap-ball tournaments. Now he was knocking at the doors of domestic circuit. Started playing club cricket at the age of 23 Misbah made his First Class debut in 1998 for Sargodha, at the age of 24. Misbah, just featured in four ODIs over years of time from January 2003 to September 2007. Earlier, Misbah was dropped from the team for four years falling prey yo nepotism in the team. He acheived his first haul mark, just one defeat in 17 test matches as a captain. Giving Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Sri Lanka a taste of their own medicine, winning ten test series as a captain. He won most test matches as a skipper(25), beating Imran Khan (14). When Misbah was made captain, Pakistan ranked on number six in tests, within next six matches he toppled the ranking card, having 24 wins to his credit. Under his captaincy Pakistan won 24 matches, lost 13 and drawn 11.