PCB to call back players from foreign assignments

August 10, 2017 | By

By Muhammad Asif Khan


Karachi: A number of Pakistan players are currently busy in English county and the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), however the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to call them back.


A PCB official told this correspondent that the players were being summoned for fitness tests, starting later this month.


“Three-day fitness Tests of players will begin on August 22 at the national cricket academy in Lahore. Moreover after Eid, the players will be summoned again for the training camp for the proposed matches against the World XI and the series against Sri Lanka”, the official said.


Pakistan players Shoaib Malik, Wahab Riaz, Shadab Khan, Sohail Tanvir, Babar Azam, Imad Wasim, Muhammad Sami, Hassan Ali, Muhammad Hafeez and Kamran Akmal are currently with different participating teams in the ongoing Caribbean Premier League, while Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed and ace fast bowler Muhammad Amir are with their respective English county teams in England.


Meanwhile, the Pakistan Cricket Board has also announced the schedule of the National T20 Cup, which will be held in two phases.


The first round will be played in Multan from August 25th to August 31st, while the second and the final stage of the tournament will take place in Faisalabad from September 4th to September 10th.

Muhammad Asif Khan

Mohammad Asif Khan is an author at ScoreLine and has written numerous articles published at ScoreLine.org.

Mohammad Asif Khan is a journalist in Pakistan with over fifteen years of experience. In 2003, He started his career as a news sub-editor and in 2004 he started his writings for local publications. He moved to PTV Sports earlier in the year 2018.

As a reported, Mr Khan has so far traveled to USA, UAE, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan to carry out his professional duties. You can connect Mr Khan on Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter

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