Misbah should be dropped: Khan

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Colombo, Aug.2 (ANI): Fissures in Pakistan cricket team is wide open once again, as captain Younis Khan has said that vice-captain Misbah-ul-Haq should not remain in the squad.

In an interview with a private television channel, Khan said although he is not authorized for selection procedures, Haq should be axed from the team for his continuous failure.

"The vice captain should not remain in the team but it is hard to drop him," The Daily Times quoted Khan, as saying.

Haq, who has been going through a bad patch with the bat in the recent past, was dropped from the second one day international against Sri Lanka.

However, axing vice-captain did not had much impact on Pakistan's performance in the match, as the hosts eased past the paltry total without much trouble.

Pakistan's batting order failed for the second consecutive time in the series, as they managed only 168 runs are were bowled out in 47 overs.

Lankans achieved the target with six wickets and 38 balls in hand.They now lead the five match series 2-0. (ANI)

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