Pak captain Misbah opposed to separate teams for different formats

   Apr 27, 1:45 pm

Islamabad, Apr 27(ANI): 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.

"Three to four changes can be made and are necessary. But changing an entire line-up of 11 or 15 players can't be done," The Express Tribune quoted Misbah, as saying.

Pakistan selectors have contemplated the idea of forming separate teams ahead of the World Twenty20 Cup, but this is yet to be implemented.

Misbah, who turns 38 next month, once again reiterated that he wanted to continue leading the team, and feature in all three formats of the game.

"I don't want to just play Test cricket. I want to lead the team at the World Twenty20 as well but obviously that's up to the selectors. As far as people calling my batting style defensive is concerned, I play according to the situation," Misbah said.

"I'm the captain and I have an added responsibility. I will prove my critics wrong," he added. (ANI)

Dazzling Murray carves out pulsating win to reach Oz Open quarters Jan 25, 7:43 pm
Melbourne, Jan 24 (ANI): Britain number one Andy Murray edged past his Bulgarian rival Grigor Dimitrov in a pulsating four-set thriller to advance to the quarterfinal round of the Australian Open in Melbourne.
Full Story
Mario Balotelli's ex to reveal about their on-off relationship on Italian reality TV show Jan 25, 5:50 pm
London, Jan 25 (ANI): Mario Balotelli's former lover Belgian Fanny Neguesha will be spilling their on-off relationship secrets on Italian reality TV show.
Full Story
PCB puts forth conditions ahead of Bangladesh tour Jan 25, 4:44 pm
Karachi, Jan 25 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has put forth its demands of 50 percent revenue sharing, exchange tours of the Under-19 and A teams before the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) ahead of their scheduled series in April.
Full Story
De Gea reveals money will not decide Man U future as Real targets Spaniard Jan 25, 2:40 pm
London, Jan 25 (ANI): Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea has reportedly informed Manchester United that money would not motivate his decision over his future, as Real Madrid targets the star stopper, who has 18 months remaining on his contract at Old Trafford.
Full Story
Comments

LATEST STORIES
TOP VIDEO STORIES
PHOTO GALLERY