• Monday, March 04, 2024


Pressure mounts on Misbah to quit

Misbah-ul Haq’s ‘uninspiring’ captaincy has been blamed for his team’s 3-0 defeat to Australia

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Former Pakistan cricket heavyweights have asked Misbah-ul-Haq to call time on his illustrious career, blaming his poor batting and uninspired captaincy for the 3-0 whitewash to Australia. Misbah, who at 42 is the oldest current international cricketer, saw his side slip to a 220-run defeat in the third and final Test in Sydney last Saturday (7), his final score of 38 accounting for half of his entire runs tally of 76 for the series. After the loss, Misbah said he would take his time to decide on the future – a reversal of an earlier announcement that he would quit…

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