PCB chief backs Misbah to lead Pakistan till World Cup

Pakistan were thrashed 1-4 by South Africa in the ODIs at United Arab Emirates earlier in the month, raising doubts over Misbah's future as the skipper.

updated: November 21, 2013 16:00 IST
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Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board chief Najam Sethi on Thursday, reposed his full faith in Misbah-ul-Haq and backed the under-fire skipper to continue to lead the side till the 2015 World Cup.

While replying to his criticism in a newspaper report over grilling Misbah on a television chat show, Sethi said the ODI and Test skipper "enjoys his full confidence".

"PCB Chairman Najam Sethi reiterates that Misbah enjoys his full confidence and should continue to remain captain until at least the World Cup in 2015" the board said in a statement in the 'Dawn' newspaper. (Also read: Misbah denied revolt in Pak team)

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