Misbah-ul-Haq ponders Pakistan selection before fourth England Test

• Pakistan captain could give debut to Iftikhar Ahmed
• Misbah aims to draw Test series and continue recent domination

Misbah-ul-Haq is looking at every possibility regarding the makeup of his team before Thursday’s fourth Test here, with the Pakistan captain eyeing a drawn series with England that he believes would represent a continuation of their domination in recent times.

While his opposite number, Alastair Cook, has named his team a day before each Test this summer, Misbah has consistently kept his plans quiet until the toss. After the 141-run defeat at Edgbaston last Sunday that puts the tourists 2-1 down with one match remaining there is much for him and the team coach Mickey Arthur to ponder.

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