long-serving captain of Pakistan test facet, Misbah-ul-Haq is anticipated to make a clean statement about his future on Friday before the countrywide team embarks on its challenging excursion to England.
Misbah, 42, turned into pressured via the Pakistan Cricket Board no longer to retire from check cricket overdue last 12 months and lead the group on the england excursion and a PCB reputable stated the captain now wanted to really define his future plans before leaving for England.
“Misbah will formally announce it in press or might convey it to the board until Friday of till whilst he wants to retain playing global cricket,” he said.
Misbah had retired from one-day internationals last 12 months after the world Cup and from the worldwide T20 layout even before that but continues to play test cricket.
His critics and supporters consider that the excursion to England will outline Misbah’s area in Pakistan cricket records as Pakistan in the last 4 to five years has performed its domestic series inside the United Arab Emirates on generally flat pitches.
mockingly, Misbah was now not a part of the Pakistan squad that went to England in late 2010 for a excursion which noticed the notorious spot-fixing scandal erupt inside the fourth and very last take a look at at Lords.
however it turned into after that excursion that PCB determined to rent Misbah as take a look at captain, a role he has held till now.
The 42-year has not played a take a look at in England until now and his deputy Azhar Ali, is the simplest batsman from the modern-day batting lineup who performed the Lord’s check.
however Misbah made it clean he remained assured about the crew’s chances in England as it boosted a sturdy bowling line up and a confident batting line up.
“Our batting line is way more skilled than the side which toured England in 2010. consequences could be better.”
Misbah admitted that the English pace assault posed a critical undertaking for the Pakistani batsmen in their home conditions however said the batsmen have been told they must be prepared to arise and rely.
“dealing with the britain tempo attack will be the biggest project for Pakistan. We’ve been preparing for because the beyond month. Batsmen want to be well-disciplined against the britain assault.”
Misbah has twice led Pakistan to test collection wins over England in 2012, finishing a 3-zero whitewash and final year as nicely however both collection have been played in UAE.
He said Pakistan has an excellent opportunity to go away a ancient mark within the collection.
Misbah stated Pakistan had capability in shape-winning bowlers in Muhammad Aamir and leg-spinner, Yasir Shah whilst the opposite bowlers had been additionally able to taking everyday wickets.