PM congratulates Misbah-ul-Haq for becoming oldest Test centurion

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ISLAMABAD, July 15 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Friday congratulated Misbah-ul-Haq, captain of Pakistan Test Cricket Team, on becoming the oldest Test centurion in 82 years at England’s famous Lord’s cricket ground.

“This is a moment of rejoice and the entire nation is proud of
his remarkable achievement,” the Prime Minister said in a statement.

He also congratulated Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah for
taking five wickets in the Test match against England and said that his performance was a source of inspiration for emerging young players of the country and deserved immense appreciation.

The Prime Minister said Pakistan cricket players had time
and again proven that they were the best players capable of
performing extraordinarily in domestic as well as international
cricket.

“Undoubtedly, the future of Pakistani cricket is bright due to
our players’ illustrious performance,” he added.