LONDON: Pakistan Test captain has registered his name among the oldest batsmen to score a hundred at Lord’s Cricket Stadium, in the first Test of four match series.
Misbhah, who took the reigns where Azhar Ali had left when he was struck before wickets in the second over after lunch. Pakistan were 79/3. Misbah kept his head down for the rest of the session as Younis was set and playing shots all around the wicket.
The skipper shifted the gear when Younis left the crease with his total of 33, Pakistan were 143/4.
Misbah began to take charge as soon as spinners were introduced. His partner, Asad Shafiq gave him the best support he could and the pair added 148 runs for the fifth wicket partnership.
Shafiq was out for 72, but Misbah is still unbeaten at 110 at the end of the day. Pakistan are 282 for 6.
Here is how Misbah celebrated his first Lord’s hundred.