Misbah is Pakistan’s most successful Test captain with 26 wins in 56 Tests

Former captain Misbah-ul-Haq has been appointed Pakistan’s new head coach and chief selector.

The 45-year-old fills the role vacated by Mickey Arthur, whose contract was not renewed after they failed to reach the World Cup semi-finals.

Former skipper and paceman Waqar Younis is the new bowling coach.

“I know expectations are high, but I am absolutely ready and up for the task,” said Misbah, who scored 5,222 runs in 75 Tests at an average of 46.6.

“We have some of the most talented and exciting cricketers, and I will like to help them train and prepare in such a way that they can play intelligently, smartly and fearlessly.

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