Misbah wants Pakistan isolation to end soon


Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq hopes international cricket will soon return to the country as he celebrated the team’s climb to the top of the Test rankings after being awarded the ceremonial mace to mark the achievement on Tuesday (September 20). It was a poignant occasion for the 42-year-old Misbah as he accepted the silver and gold-plated trophy at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, a venue where Pakistan played their last Test on home soil. An attack on the Sri Lanka team bus in the city in 2009 led to Pakistan’s exclusion from hosting major international tours, with the side forced to…

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