Monday 2 May 2011 

Cricket World Player Of The Week - Misbah-ul-Haq

Cricket World Player Of The Week - Misbah-ul-Haq
Cricket World Player Of The Week - Misbah-ul-Haq
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Pakistan batsman Misbah-ul-Haq has been named as the Cricket World® Player Of The Week after his performances helped his side go 3-0 up in their five-match One-Day International series in the West Indies.

Pakistan go into the final two matches having already sealed a series win and Misbah was unbeaten in both matches this week in Saint Lucia and Barbados.

In the , Misbah was unbeaten on 43 in 43 balls as, on the back of Ahmed Shehzad's second ODI century, Pakistan clinched a seven-wicket win with two overs to spare.

Misbah's cool head ensured their momentum was not lost and he played a crucial innings in the , making 62 not out in 109 balls.

He had come to the crease with his side in trouble at nine for two and they were then reduced to 12 for three and 49 for four but Misbah held firm, hitting four fours and one six and Pakistan eventually got home, chasing 172, with almost ten overs to spare.

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