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PCB Announces Fitness Camp for 29 Players Ahead of T20 World Cup

The camp begins on March 26 and concludes on April 8.

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has revealed plans for a comprehensive fitness camp, with 29 players set to participate at PMA Kakul, Abbottabad. Notably, recently unretired all-rounder Imad Wasim, pacer Mohammad Amir, and top-performing batter Usman Khan from PSL 9 have been called up for the camp.

Scheduled to commence on March 26 and concluding on April 8, the camp aims to prepare players for upcoming series and tournaments, including the home T20I series against New Zealand, away fixtures against Ireland and England, and the forthcoming ICC T20 World Cup in the USA and West Indies.

In a press release, the PCB highlighted the strategic collaboration with the Pakistan Army for the camp, emphasizing its role in enhancing players' physical and mental strength. The focus will be on team building and improving fitness levels, agility, leadership, strategic thinking, and overall performance on the field.

While the Pakistan team lacks coaching staff, PCB Chairman Mohsin Naqvi assured that the management is in the final stages of forming a coaching panel. Naqvi stated that the PCB will finalise national and international coaches within the next four to five days.

The upcoming fitness camp signifies PCB's commitment to ensuring the national team is well-prepared for the challenges ahead, emphasizing the importance of physical and mental conditioning in achieving success on the international stage.

Players called up for camp:
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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