Giants amongst men: Younis and Misbah take a bow

An era of great international cricket came to an end on May 14 as two of Pakistan’s finest batsmen bid farewell to the arena.

Younis and Misbah raise the victor's trophy after securing Pakistan's first-ever win at the Caribbean. — AFP
Younis and Misbah raise the victor’s trophy after securing Pakistan’s first-ever win at the Caribbean. — AFP
The victors celebrate an achievement that is a long time coming .— AFP
The victors celebrate an achievement that is a long time coming .— AFP
Victory is sweet for Misbah as he bows out of the international arena with yet another record to his name.
 — AFP
Victory is sweet for Misbah as he bows out of the international arena with yet another record to his name. — AFP
Misbah raises one final trophy for an international Test series win. — AFP
Misbah raises one final trophy for an international Test series win. — AFP
The team celebrates the fall of another wicket as they inched closer to the win. — AFP
The team celebrates the fall of another wicket as they inched closer to the win. — AFP
Younis raises a bat to his team mates as he walks off the pitch after his final inning. — ICC's Twitter
Younis raises a bat to his team mates as he walks off the pitch after his final inning. — ICC’s Twitter
Misbah walks through a 'guard of honour' as he exists the field after his final international Test inning as a batsman.  — ICC's Twitter
Misbah walks through a ‘guard of honour’ as he exists the field after his final international Test inning as a batsman. — ICC’s Twitter
A look of pure joy on the skipper's face after winning the first ever series against the Wendies in the Caribbean. — AFP
A look of pure joy on the skipper’s face after winning the first ever series against the Wendies in the Caribbean. — AFP

Published in Dawn.

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