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Players report for physical fitness camp at Kakul

By News Desk

March 26, 2024 11:15 PM


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Pakistan players began to report for the physical fitness camp here at Kakul, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced Tuesday.

Taking to X, formerly Twitter, the cricket board shared pictures of a bunch of the fitness-camp-bound players at the “home of fitness”.

“Players assemble for the fitness camp at Kakul, Abbottabad,” wrote PCB.

Babar Azam, Naseem Shah and Iftikhar Ahmad, who went to Suadi Arabia on the Umrah pilgrimage, will join the camp tomorrow.

A total of 29 players will undergo fitness training in the camp, organised in collaboration with the Pakistan Army.

“The camp, organised in collaboration with the Pakistan Army, is strategically designed to prepare the players for the upcoming series and tournaments, including the home T20I series against New Zealand, the away T20I series against Ireland and England, and the forthcoming ICC T20 World Cup in the USA and West Indies,” the PCB said in a press release.

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“The camp will focus on team building and aims to enhance the physical and mental strength of the players, ensuring they are in the best condition to face the challenges ahead.

“Under the guidance of experienced trainers and coaches, the players will undergo a comprehensive training regime tailored to elevate their fitness levels, agility, leadership, strategic thinking and overall performance on the field.”

The camp is scheduled to commence today on March 26 and will conclude on April 8.

Pace bowler Mohammad Amir and all-rounder Imad Wasim, who recently came out of retirement, are also included in the camp along with top-order batter Usman Khan.

Players: Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Saim Ayub, Fakhar Zaman, Sahibzada Farhan, Haseebullah, Saud Shakeel, Usman Khan, Mohammad Haris, Salman Ali Agha, Azam Khan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Irfan Khan Niazi, Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Usama Mir, Mohammad Nawaz, Mehran Mumtaz, Abrar Ahmed, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Naseem Shah, Mohammad Abbas Afridi, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Ali, Zaman Khan, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Aamir Jamal, Haris Rauf and Mohammad Amir.


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