Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has revealed that he will announce a retirement from One Day Internationals and Twenty-20 format cricket after the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, and insisted that he will be available for Test cricket.
“Seven days back, I informed the PCB to quit the ODIs and T20s, but I will continue playing Test cricket,” The veteran right-hander told ESPNcricinfo. “The World Cup is an important tournament and I want to play it well and then quit.”
Misbah, 40, who made his debut in April 2002, has played 153 ODIs for his country, scoring 4669 runs at an average of 42.83 with 37 half-centuries. While, he scored 788 runs in 39 T20 internationals at an average of 37.52.
Misbah-ul-Haq will retire from ODIs after the 2015 World Cup but will continue playing Test cricket. http://t.co/VykarCGzvz
— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) January 11, 2015
Pakistan will start their World Cup campaign in an opening Pool B game against India in Adelaide on 15th February.