Former captain Misbah-ul-Haq will lead the 17-day condition camp in Pakistan before a challenging cricket season.
The training camp will be held from 22 August to 7 September at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Lahore after two days of fitness testing. Fourteen centrally under contracted players and six additional cricketers were invited to participate in the camp.
Misbah, along with the NCA coaches, is reported to be directing and building a physically demanding camp to condition the A-List cricketers to be ready for a competitive national and international cricket season, starting with the quaid. Azam trophy of September 12th.
In recent years, fitness has been identified as a major problem for Pakistan, and the poor positioning of the field has emerged as one of the main problems in the 2019 World Cup campaign.
Pakistan will play six Test World Cups, three one-day and nine Twenty-one internationals next season. They start with a two-test home series against Sri Lanka in October.
“Misbah-ul-Haq, the most successful Pakistani captain, knows about the high demands of today’s format and with the advent of the World Test Championship, PCB wants Pakistan to show off its best red ball.” Zakir Khan, director of International Cricket, Pakistan Cricket Board said, play at home against Sri Lanka in the two-game series.
“Before the series in Sri Lanka, these players will be part of the first rounds of a highly competitive Quaid e Azam trophy, so this camp will help them prepare for an exciting cricket season.”