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Pakistan captain Misbah to retire after Windies Tests

Misbah-ul-Haq

By: Sarwar Alam

Pakistan’s most successful skipper Misbah-ul-Haq will retire after the upcoming Test series against the West Indies, he announced Thursday, ending months of speculation over his future. “The series against the West Indies is my last series,” the 42-year-old told reporters at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, adding that he had been under no pressure to retire. “I am satisfied,” he said. Since taking over the captaincy in the wake of an international spot-fixing scandal in 2010, Misbah — who is currently the oldest international cricketer — has led Pakistan in 53 Tests, winning 24, losing 18 and drawing 11. He…

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