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Pakistan cricket training camp begins at National Cricket Academy

Pakistan cricket training camp begins at National Cricket Academy

The Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Pre-Season Training camp has started at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) at Lahore on Tuesday.

After two days of fitness testing, which is being held on August 20 and 21, the 17-day conditioning camp will begin on August 22 and run until September 7. Former captain Misbah-ul-Haq will command the NCA camp and with the support of the NCA coaching staff, he will craft the training programme and overlook of the camp until the recruitment process has concluded.

The players will undergo fielding drills and net sessions, along with fitness and other cricketing activities during the camp. The PCB’s camp has been set up to prepare the players for the upcoming domestic and international cricket season.

Players attending camp:

Sarfraz Ahmed, Yasir Shah, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Asad Shafiq, Haris Sohail, Shaan Masood, Muhammad Rizwan, Usman Shinwari, Fakhar Zaman, Imam ul Haq, Wahab Riaz, Abid Ali, Rahat Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Zafar Gohar, Bilal Asif, Asif Ali and Mir Hamza

Fast bowler Hasan Ali and leggie Shadab Khan and senior batsman Azhar Ali would join the camp in coming days.

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