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Misbah-ul-Haq is the current captain of the Pakistan cricket team in test matches.

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Hafeez's place in Pak team may be 'hanging in balance'
Pakistan Twenty20 skipper Mohammad Hafeez, who led the team in the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle, is facing an uphill task to save his place in the national side.

Misbah suspended from Galle Test for slow over-rate in final ODI
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has been suspended from this week's Galle Test after his side was found guilty of a serious over-rate offence during the fifth and last ODI against Sri Lanka at R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Monday.

Politics within Pak team threatening Misbah's authority as captain
The Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) decision to appoint two captains has put Misbah-ul-Haq's authority in One-Day Internationals (ODIs) under threat.

Misbah calls for 'responsible' show after 'shocker of loss' against Lanka
Stunned after a defeat to Sri Lanka in the fourth One-Day International (ODI), Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq, whose wicket was the first to fall after he had contributed a half-century, said his team needed to show more responsibility.

Pak cricketers sign central contracts 'conditionally' following PCB 'pay cut threat'
All the Pakistani cricketers who were offered central contracts with pay hikes, have conditionally signed them after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) warned that if they did not do so, they would be paid match fees of category C players.

Pak cricketers will have to sign tour contracts to play for country
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has made it clear that even if a player does not sign the central contract offered to him, he still has to sign a tour contract before each series in order to play for the national team.

Mohsin Khan says PCB should be 'more consistent' while appointing captains
Former coach and chief selector Mohsin Khan has told the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to be more consistent in their decision to appoint a captain while pointing towards their 1-1 draw in the two-match Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka.

Misbah says cricket fans desperate to see Indo-Pak series
Pakistan One-Day and Test team captain Misbah-Ul-Haq has said cricketing ties between India and Pakistan should be revived as soon as possible, as fans in both the neighbouring countries are desperate to watch their teams play.

Misbah says Sri Lanka tour tough but not invincible
Pakistan's Test and One-Day International (ODI) captain Misbahul Haq is aiming for a repeat of the performance that saw his side prevail over Sri Lanka in the UAE last year, eyeing more series wins when the two sides meet next month.

Feeling less burdened after giving up T20 captaincy: Misbah
Pakistan's Test and ODI captain Misbahul Haq is feeling less burdened after being removed from Twenty20 captaincy.

Misbah pleased with Pak team's progress in fielding and fitness
Pakistan's ODI and Test captain Misbahul Haq has said he was pleased with his team's progress in fielding and fitness as they prepare for next month's tour of Sri Lanka.

Former PCB chief finds Hafeez unsuitable for T20 capitancy
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) former Chairman Ijaz Butt has criticised the decision of appointing cricketer Mohammad Hafeez as the captain of the T20 squad in place of Misbah-ul-Haq.

Snubbed Afridi vows all out support to new T 20 skipper Hafeez
Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi says he is not upset after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) selected Misbahul Haq for the 50-over format instead of him, and handed Mohammad Hafeez the captain's arm-band for the Twenty20 format.

Whatmore playing vital role in Pakistan cricket team's new look
The revamping being carried out by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the national selectors while announcing national squads for all three formats of the game for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka, indicates that head coach Dav Whatmore will play an influential role in the future of Pakistan cricket.

Pak batsman Faisal optimistic of permanent return to national team
Pakistani cricketer Faisal Iqbal, who has made a comeback to the national squad, is optimistic about making it to the team permanently, insisting that the form he is in will help him become a permanent name in the playing-eleven.

Hafeez to lead Pak in T20s
Pakistan has selected all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez as its new Twenty20 captain for next month's series against Sri Lanka, leaving Misbah-ul-Haq in charge of the test and one-day teams.

Former Pak bowler Sarfaraz Nawaz bats for Hafeez to be new T20 captain
Former Pakistan fast bowler Sarfaraz Nawaz has backed Mohammad Hafeez to be the country's new Twenty20 captain, replacing Misbah-ul-Haq, who is unlikely to play a part in the shortest version of cricket for the national team.

PCB signals desire to have specialist teams for different forms of cricket
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has hinted they might think over the idea of having different teams for three separate formats of cricket with specialist players.

Pak cricketers unhappy with PCB over refusal of permit for Twenty20 exhibition in Toronto
Pakistan cricketers, including captain Misbah-ul-Haq and former captain Shahid Afridi, are reportedly unhappy with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) over the board's refusal to give permission for a Twenty20 exhibition in Toronto on May 12.

Pak captain Misbah opposed to separate teams for different formats
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has opposed the idea of forming three separate teams for all formats of the game, saying only three or four changes are required, but changing the whole team is not possible.

Pak recalls Wahab, Umar, Junaid for England Test series, Shoaib Malik axed
The Pakistan cricket selectors have recalled left-arm paceman Wahab Riaz, batsman Umar Akmal and pace bowler Junaid Khan to the Test squad named for the England series to be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) next month.

PCB to appoint national cricket team's fielding coach before England series: Sources
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is likely to appoint a fielding coach, ahead of the Test and one day series against England in the United Arab Emirates.

Pak skipper Misbah-ul Haq admits team needs to work harder for England tour
Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-haq has said the team needs to work harder to defeat England in the upcoming tour.

Pak team deserves credit for success in UAE, Bangladesh: Misbah
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has said that the entire team deserves the credit for their impressive performance in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bangladesh amid a plethora of controversies.

Now, Pak gears up to knock Bangladesh off in Test series
Pakistan will begin their first Test series in Bangladesh for almost a decade in Chittagong on Friday determined to extend their 100 percent winning record against the hosts.

Pak- Bangladesh first ODI in Mirpur today
The first One- Day International (ODI) of the three match Pakistan- Bangladesh series will take place at Mirpur today.

Pakistan to look to continue winning momentum in Bangladesh: Misbah
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has said that he will look to continue the team's recent winning form when they open the Bangladesh tour with a Twenty20 international in Dhaka on Tuesday.

Misbah deserves credit for Pakistan's recent success: Basit Ali
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq deserves the credit for the national team's impressive performance in the United Arab Emirates amid a plethora of controversies, former batsman Basit Ali has said.

Afridi's series winning performance against Lanka 'moral-booster' for Pak: Manager
After last year's spot-fixing scandal, the victory of the Pakistani team, especially with Shahid Afridi's outstanding performance in the fourth One-day series against Sri Lanka has acted as a "real moral-booster for us", Associate Manager of Pakistan team Naushad Ali has said.

Pak cricket team 'trying hard to regain credibility' post 'spot-fixing' scandal: Rameez
Former Pakistan captain Rameez Raja has said his country's team is trying hard to regain their credibility after the spot-fixing scandal.

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