Often, in cricket, you will listen to commentators talking about building partnerships is a key to post a total or to chase a total. In the last one year or so, Pakistan left out Mohammad Yousuf who has scored above 7000 runs in Test cricket for Pakistan, and is one of the greatest batsman Pakistan has ever produced. Leaving him out from the national side was actually imposed more responsibility to the big two of Pakistan middle order, Misbah-ul-haq and Younis Khan.
Pakistan middle order now revolves around two heavy weights. They are the guiders of the ship named Pakistan cricket team.