Misbah-ul-Haq becomes first Pakistani to receive Test mace from ICC
Posted on: 23 Sep 2016 09:26:34
23 September 2016 Current Affairs: Misbah-ul-Haq has received the prestigious ICC Test Championship mace for inspiring Pakistan to the top of the ICC Test Team Rankings. This is for the first time a Pakistani cricketer has received the award.
Misbah-ul-Haq Khan Niazi is a Pakistani cricketer and the current Test captain of the national cricket team, and also the One Day International captain until his retirement from ODI cricket after the 2015 Cricket World Cup.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) is the international governing body of cricket. It was founded as the Imperial Cricket Conference in 1909 by representatives from England, Australia and South Africa, renamed the International Cricket Conference in 1965, and took up its current name in 1989.
The ICC has 105 members: 10 Full Members that play Test matches, 39 Associate Members,and 56 Affiliate Members.
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