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Misbah ul Haq reveals his retirement plans

LONDON: Pakistan Test captain Misbah ul Haq has just revealed when he wants to retire from Test cricket. 

In a recent interview with BBC, the most successful Test captain for Pakistan jokingly responded to a question that he wanted another record to his name by becoming the oldest Test cricketer.

Misbah was captained after the infamous Spot-Fixing Scandal in 2010. Since then, he has captain the national side in 46 Test matches, winning 22, losing 13 with 11 draws.

The 42-year-old said during the interview “Probably I am ready to make another world record, playing till the age of 50.”

Misbah became oldest captain to register a Test hundred at Lord’s Cricket Ground in 82 years when he reached three figures in first Test of the four-match series in July.

The century was followed by a famous press-up celebration which remained a trend of Pakistan throughout the series.

“The Oval win is not only pleasing as it is achieved on the Independence Day, but it will also help us form a legacy for our future Test teams,” said Misbah while speaking to BBC.

“When I took over as captain that was my aim, so this win will help me leave a legacy for future Test teams,” he added.