Nation pays tribute to legendary cricketers Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan
Two of greatest players of Pakistani cricket team, Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan have been retired.
Both played their last test match against West Indies, both share the crease and played together for one last time.
Test cricketers Ramiz Raja, Rashid Latif, Saqlain Mushtaq, Mohammad Wasim and Shahid Afridi praise on the duo for leading Pakistan to countless victories at home and away and making Pakistan a top team.
Ramiz Raja told praised both the cricketers while commentating in the Pakistan vs West Indies series, “I congratulate Misbah ul Haq and Younis khan for leaving a great legacy behind them and retiring at their own terms.”
He further added, “Younis remains a great sportsman, a great batsman and a great ambassador of the game. He was a selfless superstar.”
Former Captain and all-rounder Shahid Afridi also paid tribute to both the players and urged PCB to utilise the outgoing duo for improvement of domestic cricket.
Afridi said, “We always talk about improving domestic cricket, these two have been playing domestic cricket regularly and know inside-out the problems faced by our domestic cricketers.”
Former captain Rashid Latif said that Pakistan will always remember the services of Misbah and Younis and it won’t be easy for the team to fill the vacuum left after their retirement.
The legendary duo also received praise from cricketers from around the world.
Former England captain Michael Vaughan tweeted on the retirement of Younis and Misbah, terming them as “great players and great people.”
Twitter also payed tribute to both legendary cricketers:
— Iqrar ul Hassan Syed (@iqrarulhassan) May 14, 2017
Congratulations to Misbah & Younis for their gt achievements for Pak & for retiring with a grace & dignity that few sportsmen r blessed with
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) May 15, 2017
— Shoaib Malik (@realshoaibmalik) May 14, 2017
— Shakir Hussain Shah (@shakir_shah) May 15, 2017
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