Birthday wishes pour in for Pakistan's most successful Test captain Misbah-ul-haq

Misbah-ul-Haq has turned 48-years-old

By Web Desk
May 28, 2022
Misbah-ul-Haq with ICC Test Championship mace — Twitter

KARACHI: Former Pakistan Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq has turned 48 years old, and birthday wishes for the Green Shirts' most successful Test skipper have poured in from the cricket fraternity.

Misbah, 48, was born in Miamwali, Punjab, in 1974.

The right-handed batter represented Pakistan in 75 Tests, 162 ODIs, and 39 T20Is and smashed 11,132 runs in all formats of the game.

It should be mentioned here that Misbah led Pakistan to the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Test Championship for the only time in their history in 2016.

As Misbah is celebrating his 48th birthday, the cricket fraternity took to Twitter to wish the former coach of Pakistan a happy birthday.

'finest of the game'

Misbah's former teammate Wahab Riaz called him "one of the finest of the game" and wished him a very a happy birthday.

"Prayers and best wishes for a happy, and healthier life ahead ameen," the left-arm pacer wrote.

Misbah's successor, former skipper of Pakistan Sarfaraz Ahmed wished him a happy birthday.

"Happy birthday Misbah-ul-Haq bhai May Allah give u lots of love and happiness," he wrote.

'Learned a lot from him'

Pakistani all-rounder Shadab Khan said that he learned a lot from Misbah, under whom, he started his career.

"Started my Pakistan Super League (PSL) journey with Islamabad United under Misbah-ul-Haq. Won my first Test cap with Pakistan under Misbah bhai's captaincy, played under him when he was coach too," the leg-spinner wrote.

"Have learnt a lot from him. Happy birthday Misbah bhai. Lots of love and prayers for u," he added.