Saim Ayub's Kakul fitness camp video goes viral

National side is training at the Army School of Physical Training

By Web Desk
April 04, 2024
Glimpses of Saim Ayub doing different drills. - X/@iamqadirkhawaja

The players of Pakistan men's cricket team are currently taking part in a fitness camp in Kakul, Abbottabad.

Since March 25, the national side have undergone training and gym exercises at the Army School of Physical Training (ASPT).

Meanwhile, a video of emerging batter Saim Ayub has gone viral where he is carrying a trainer on his back and running to one point to another.

He could be seen making rounds and doing different drills which included carrying a brink, throwing balls and pushups.

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It must be noted that the fitness camp, which was set to conclude on April 8, could be wrapped up a day before the date announced earlier.

The players will travel to Rawalpindi where Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Asim Munir will host an iftar on April 7.

After Iftar, players will go back home ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr.

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.

It must be noted that New Zealand will touch down in Pakistan on April 14 for the eagerly-anticipated five-match T20I series.

The two teams will play three T20Is at the Pindi Cricket Stadium in Rawalpindi on 18, 20 and 21 April. Following that, both sides will move to Lahore, where they will play the remaining two T20Is of the series on 25 and 27 April, respectively.

All five matches of the T20I series will start at 7:00pm (PST).