Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq on Thursday announced retirement from international Test cricket.

Misbah announces retirement at Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium.

While talking to the media, he said that the West Indies series in April will be his last.

Speculation regarding Misbah’s retirement had been sparked by Pakistan’s disastrous tours of Australia and New Zealand.

Misbah, while addressing a press conference in Lahore¬†added that it was a “personal decision” to retire and that it is “wrong” to pin responsibility for it on Pakistan Cricket Board.