Chairman PCB Mohsin Naqvi opens up after meeting national team players in Kakul

The camp is taking place at the Army School of Physical Training (ASPT)

By Web Desk
April 01, 2024
Mohsin Naqvi. - PCB

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Mohsin Naqvi met the players of the national men's team, who are currently training under the Pakistan Army in Kakul on Monday.

The 29-player camp started on March 25 and will conclude on April 8. Naqvi thanked Army for the camp and appreciated players for their dedication into the training at the Army School of Physical Training (ASPT).

“Visited Army School of Physical Training in Kakul, Abbottabad to meet the national team players and to inspect the training being impart to them,” Naqvi posted on X.

“Extremely grateful to Pakistan Army, for arranging such a detailed and effective fitness camp in such a short span of time.

Screengrab of Mohsin Naqvi's tweet. - X/@Mohsinnaqvic42

“Alhamdullilah, I am highly Inspired by the incredible dedication and high spirits of the national team players,” he added.

After taking back retirement recently, all-rounder Imad Wasim and pacer Mohammad Amir are part of the camp. Meanwhile, batter Usman Khan, one of the top performers of PSL 9, is also part of it.

The camp will conclude on April 8.

“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 USA and West Indies,” the PCB said in a press release.

“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 and strategic thinking and overall performance on the field.”

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.