Lahore, November 05, 2015 (PPI-OT): Chairman PCB Shaharyar M. Khan has congratulated captain Misbah-ul-Haq, Team Pakistan, head coach Waqar Younis, manager Intikhab Alam and the entire support staff on a consistently good performance that landed them back-to-back wins in Tests first at Dubai and then at Sharjah today (Thursday) and with it the series 2-0 after the first drawn game at Abu Dhabi.
As a consequence of the series victory, Pakistan has jumped to No 2 in the ICC World Ranking, behind South Africa at No 1, with Australia and England trailing at Nos 3 and 4.
“You have made the nation proud by clinching the series against England”, said Chairman PCB in his message to Misbah-ul-Haq.
Chairman PCB’s Executive Committee Najam Sethi also congratulated the captain and the team management on winning the rubber against a tough opponent.
Excerpts from the PCB Chairman’s message to skipper Misbah:
“My warmest congratulations to you and a fighting Team Pakistan on this superb victory in the Sharjah Test. You have won the series against one of the best teams in the world and have led us to second place in the ICC Test rankings.
“You and your spirited team have fought all the way in this absorbing and exciting contest, which indeed is a superb advertisement for Test Cricket. You and your team have done the nation proud and we all celebrate your outstanding performance. I congratulate you, the boys, the head coach and his entire supporting staff.”
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