Army Chief calls Pakistan captain, congratulates him on win against England

ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Sunday called Pakistani national team captain Misbah-ul-Haq and congratulated him and his team on the historic win at Lord’s against England, said ISPR. Historic Pak cricket victory at Lords.#COAS called Pak Cricket team Captain MisbahulHaq and congratulated him and the team on victory — Gen Asim Bajwa (@AsimBajwaISPR) July 17, 2016 Pakistan on Sunday beat England by 75 runs in the Test series at Lords. England, set 283 for victory, were all out for 207. Pakistani left-arm pacer Mohammad Amir ended the match when he bowled No 11 Jake Ball. Pakistani leg-spinner Yasir Shah grabbed 10 wickets for 141 runs in the series, including a second-innings haul of four for 69 on Sunday’s fourth day. The captain [Misbah-ul-Haq], whose first-innings 114 in his maiden Lord’s Test saw him become Test cricket’s oldest century-maker for 82 years, said: “It is one of the top wins as captain and for Pakistan as a team.” “Everyone bowled well, especially Yasir Shah. We always believe if we cross 300 runs (Pakistan made 339 in their first innings), we are very much in the game.” “We have a top spinner and the bowlers can really

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