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Younis and Misbah departure hands Pakistan a testing transition

Misbah-ul-Haq (left) and Younis Khan will be hard to replace

By: Sarwar Alam

As Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq head off into the sunset after long and illustrious careers, Pakistan begins a tricky period of transition looking for a new wave of players ready to fill a huge void left by the retired batting greats. In a fitting finale, Younis, Pakistan‘s most prolific test run-scorer, and Misbah, the country’s most successful captain, bowed out together in a blaze of glory on Sunday (14) with the team celebrating a first-ever series triumph in the Caribbean. The thrilling 101-run victory in Dominica sealed a 2-1 win over West Indies and was Pakistan‘s 26th under the 42-year-old…

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