PCB requests Misbah to hang on till 2016 England series

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shahryar Khan on Thursday said that they have requested Misbah-ul-Haq to ponder over captaining the Test team till the 2016 series against England.


Shahryar said that Misbah-ul-Haq will inform the PCB about his decision after the UAE series where Pakistan is leading 1-0 after two matches in the three-Test series.

The PCB chairman said the board has requested him to delay his retirement, if he is considering it, for one more year.

Meanwhile, Shahryar also commented about Younus Khan’s inclusion in the ODIs.

He said that he had a conversation with the selection committee on matter concerning the veteran batsman but nothing has been finalised as yet.

Sharyar further talked about the letter that was sent was the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to express regret over the Mumbai incident.

Hindu right-wing party Shiv Sena has stormed the BCCI headquarter in a violent protest demanding the cancellation of the bilateral talks with the PCB officials.

Shahryar said that BCCI was regretful of the incident and forwarded and apology.