Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to retain Misbah-ul-Haq as Test and ODI captain until the next World Cup in 2015 in order to crush apparent unrest in the national team over the captaincy issue.
Outgoing chairman of the board, Najam Sethi, said on Geo TV that there was some intrigue and politics going on in the team over the captaincy issue. (Also read: Misbah hopes Pakistan players quickly reach Test speed)
"Even the media was promoting their favorites for the captaincy and there was something going on in the team," Sethi admitted. (Also read: Shoaib Malik questions Misbah's future)