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Watch: Shahid Afridi woos Lahore crowd at his farewell reception

Watch: Shahid Afridi woos Lahore crowd at his farewell reception

It's not everyday that Pakistan cricket fans get to see their stars getting felicitated, but on Friday, a packed Gaddafi Stadium crowd in Lahore found themselves applauding their hero Sahid Afridi.

Will not attend my farewell to be hosted by PCB: Younis Khan

Will not attend my farewell to be hosted by PCB: Younis Khan

The said farewell is reportedly also meant for Misbah-ul-Haq and Shahid Afridi.

PCB announce Sarfraz Ahmed as new Pakistan Test captain

PCB announce Sarfraz Ahmed as new Pakistan Test captain

Sarfraz was also named as the captain of ICC Champions Trophy team of the tournament.

BCCI revokes Irfan Pathan's NOC for Bahrain Cricket festival: Reports

BCCI revokes Irfan Pathan's NOC for Bahrain Cricket festival: Reports

In February this year, Irfan's elder brother Yusuf was not granted the required NOC to participate in the Hong Kong T20 Blitz in Hong Kong.

Yuvraj Singh pays tribute to Pakistani legends Misbah-ul-Haq, Younis Khan on retirement

Yuvraj Singh pays tribute to Pakistani legends Misbah-ul-Haq, Younis Khan on retirement

Seeing the Pakistan cricket legends, Misbah and Younis bow out after their long and exemplary service, Yuvraj Singh posted a beautiful tweet as tribute to the duo.

3rd Test, WI vs Pak: Pakistan win thriller to give Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq a perfect farewell with historic series triumph

3rd Test, WI vs Pak: Pakistan win thriller to give Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq a perfect farewell with historic series triumph

The hosts fell short by 101 runs as Pakistan leg spinner Yasir Shah dismissed Shannon Gabriel in the penultimate over of the final day.

WI vs Pak, 3rd Test: Departing Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq fail in final innings but Pakistan press for victory

WI vs Pak, 3rd Test: Departing Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq fail in final innings but Pakistan press for victory

While Younis Khan scored 35 runs in his final Test innings, skipper Misbah-ul-Haq could score just two runs.

WATCH: Gutsy Amit Mishra teaches Pakistan legend Misbah-ul-Haq how to finish off a chase

WATCH: Gutsy Amit Mishra teaches Pakistan legend Misbah-ul-Haq how to finish off a chase

Regardless of all, the win failed to create much of an impact on the points table for Delhi. While the shot was indeed astonishing from Mishra, the 34-year-old emerged as a hero with social media praises raining over him.

Mohammad Kaif hails Misbah-ul-Haq's 'selfless' service to Pakistan cricket

Mohammad Kaif hails Misbah-ul-Haq's 'selfless' service to Pakistan cricket

In the first match at Kingston, Misbah-ul-Haq remained not out in the first innings of the match which, they won by seven wickets.

2nd Test, Day 4: Pakistan in strong position after Azhar Ali's ton, Misbah once again misses century by one run

2nd Test, Day 4: Pakistan in strong position after Azhar Ali's ton, Misbah once again misses century by one run

Despite the personal disappointment, his team ended day three in a strong position after opener Azhar Ali scored his 13th test century.

West Indies vs Pakistan: Skipper Misbah-ul-Haq warns team against old failings

West Indies vs Pakistan: Skipper Misbah-ul-Haq warns team against old failings

While Misbah remained non-commital as to the selection options, he concurred with West Indian counterpart Jason Holder that the Kensington pitch looked extremely dry.

Pakistan legend Younis Khan releases emotional video on his impending retirement — WATCH

Pakistan legend Younis Khan releases emotional video on his impending retirement — WATCH

He has so far scored 34 Test centuries in 115 matches -- the most by any batsman from the country -- and is set to become the first Pakistani and 13th batsman in the world to score 10,000 or more runs.

After skipper Misbhah-ul-Haq, Younis Khan announces decision to retire post West Indies series

After skipper Misbhah-ul-Haq, Younis Khan announces decision to retire post West Indies series

Younis, who has led Pakistan in all three formats and guided them to their only World Twenty20 title in England in 2009, needs only 23 runs to reach 10,000 Test runs.

Not leading against India in Test is a regret, says retiring Misbah-ul-Haq

Not leading against India in Test is a regret, says retiring Misbah-ul-Haq

Misbah said politics had put a stop to Indo-Pak bilateral ties since 2007 but after he became captain in late 2010 he remained optimistic he would get a chance to captain in a test series against the arch-rivals.

Misbah-ul-Haq announces retirement from international cricket, says West Indies tour will be his last series

Misbah-ul-Haq announces retirement from international cricket, says West Indies tour will be his last series

Earlier on Wednesday, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shaharyar Khan made it clear that the series will bring the curtains down on the veteran batsman's international career.

Indo-Pak bilateral series: Politics shouldn't restrict cricketers and fans of good contests, feels Misbah-ul-Haq

Indo-Pak bilateral series: Politics shouldn't restrict cricketers and fans of good contests, feels Misbah-ul-Haq

He lamented that young players from both countries were not getting the opportunity to get a feel of Indo-Pak cricket matches, which help them develop as players.

Indo-Pak bilateral series: Misbah-ul-Haq, Shahid Afridi contradict Sarfraz Ahmad's claims, say it is all political

Indo-Pak bilateral series: Misbah-ul-Haq, Shahid Afridi contradict Sarfraz Ahmad's claims, say it is all political

Misbah said it was a pity that India and Pakistan were not playing bilateral series as he knew people from both countries wanted to see the two teams play against each other regularly.

Still got it! Misbah-ul-Haq smashes 6 sixes in 6 balls in Hong Kong T20 Blitz – Watch Video

Still got it! Misbah-ul-Haq smashes 6 sixes in 6 balls in Hong Kong T20 Blitz – Watch Video

The 42-year-old veteran scored 82 from just 37 balls with the help of 7 sixes and 4 fours to guide his team to a total of 216/6.

'Out-of-favour' wicket-keeper Kamran Akmal declares himself fit to make Pakistan return

'Out-of-favour' wicket-keeper Kamran Akmal declares himself fit to make Pakistan return

Giving example of Test skipper Misbah-ul-Haq`s fitness at the age of 43, Akmal insisted that some people are unnecessarily making an issue of his age despite proving his fitness.

West Indies vs Pakistan: Misbah-ul-Haq to lead Pakistan in Tests on Caribbean tour, confirms PCB

West Indies vs Pakistan: Misbah-ul-Haq to lead Pakistan in Tests on Caribbean tour, confirms PCB

Misbah had hinted his international career was over after Pakistan lost the second of three Tests in Australia but changed his mind before the third in Sydney.