Roseau - Misbah-ul-Haq declared himself "satisfied" with
what he has achieved in his career after signing off from international cricket
with a victory in Pakistan's series deciding Test against the West Indies.
The Asian side beat the Windies in the third and final Test
in Dominica in dramatic fashion on Sunday to take the series 2-1, Pakistan's
first Test series victory in the Caribbean.
It brought the curtain down on the international career for
the 42-year-old Misbah and veteran batsman Younis Khan, and Misbah says he
leaves the game with no regrets.
The win in Dominica was Pakistan's 26th Test win under
Misbah, making him his country's most successful captain in the longest format,
beating greats such as Imran Khan and Javed Miandad who both led the team to 14
The right-handed batsman led his side to a whitewash over
Australia and England, this without having ever having played a Test match at
home due to security concerns.
Misbah told Cricinfo: "Whenever you think back, you
think I've done this and that, you always have a feeling I could've done this a
"I tried all that I could on my part, with whatever
authority and responsibility I had, whatever was in my hands, I did what I
could. I tried my level best with this team.
"And I think, thank God, we have achieved quite a few
things in Test cricket especially. One-days also we achieved some things, stuff
that other big sides couldn't do.
"With the resources, the situation, the limitations of
Pakistan cricket I think that I am, to a great degree, satisfied with whatever
we have achieved."