Star Player and Test captain of Pakistan team, Misbah-ul-Haq is celebrating 42nd birthday today. On this day we are here to tell you some interesting facts about Misbah-ul-Haq.
Though it took some while for Pakistanis to fall in love with this legend yet when they started appreciating him there was no stopping to his fan following.
He is the only captain to whitewash a side out of Pakistan in a Test series. Also he is one of two captains to win four consecutive Test series.
He is Pakistan’s lead run-scorer for three consecutive years. Also he has the highest batting average by a Pakistani overall.
Misbah has the highest winning percentage by a Pakistan captain in T20s.
He has a better ODI batting average than Ricky Ponting, Kumara Sangakkara, Brian Lara, Rahul Dravid, Inzamam-ul-Haq, Javed Miandad, Saurav Ganguly, Saeed Anwar, Mohammad Yousuf, Mahela Jayawardena, Chanderpaul and other legends of the game.
Misbah hit the FASTEST century and the fastest 50 in the history of cricket. Also he has the highest number of half-centuries without a 100.
He is the first captain from subcontinent to beat South Africa in South Africa. Furthermore, he is the second captain from Pakistan to win Asia Cup 2012.