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Watch: Misbah-ul-Haq’s emotional farewell speech

Misbah-ul-Haq said that he is grateful to the nation for all their prayers and support.

By Rashmi Nanda -

Misbah-ul-Haq get's hero's welcome in the Lahore | Pic Source: Dawn

One of Pakistan's greatest cricketing heroes, Misbah-ul-Haq, who was retired from international cricket with his side’s first ever Test series win in the West Indies.

Misbah-ul-Haq, who led Pakistan to their most number of wins outside home - 26, conveyed gratitude to the relentless support of his family and the unabashed love from his fans all around the world.

Former Pakistan Test captain said that he couldn’t have asked for a better ending to his career than the win against West Indies. Misbah-led Pakistan went on to win the first ever series 2-1 in the Caribbean.

Misbah recorded 5,222 runs in 75 Tests, including 10 centuries and 39 half-centuries, while he amassed 5,122 runs in 162 ODIs with 42 fifties.

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He arrived at the Allama Iqbal International Airport on Wednesday morning, where he welcomed with cheers, accompanied by his wife, was greeted by family members, PCB officials and fans.

While expressing his gratitude to the cheering crowd, Misbah-ul-Haq told to journalists at the airport, “It's an honour for me. I am happy with my performance. Winning in the West Indies will be something I will always remember. The credit for this accomplishment goes to the Pakistan Cricket Board, the players' families, and the whole team.”

There is nobody, who explain how was difficult for Misbah to face media after playing the last match for Pakistan, but we caught a video clip of the farewell speech for Misbah-fans. In the video, Misbah thanked everyone for their support and love. Watch here Misbah’s emotional farewell speech: