Kakul (TNS) : Kakul camp over, significant improvement in physical fitness of players…


The Kakul physical fitness camp organized for the Pakistan cricket team has ended. The players of the Pakistan cricket team have reached Islamabad. The Kakul fitness camp for the players started on March 26. was given.
Earlier, a video was released by the Pakistan Cricket Board in which the players are participating in the physical training camp of the cricketers, while other cricketers including Azam Khan are trying to reach the top of the mountain by lifting heavy stones.
The Pakistan squad will be announced on April 8 while the New Zealand cricket squad has been announced. New Zealand will visit Pakistan for a 5-match T20 series on April 14. Both teams will play 3 T20 matches at Pindi Cricket Stadium Rawalpindi on April 18, 20 and 21. After that, the last two T20 matches (on April 25 and 27) will be played in Lahore.

It should be noted that Babar Azam says that the camp will benefit the fitness and unity of the team. Talking at the end of the camp, Babar Azam said that he is a part of the training in the Kakul camp for the third time, every time he came, he learned something. The main objective of this camp was unity in the team and a lot of work was done on it. He said that since the T20 against New Zealand and the upcoming World Cup, we had very little time to focus on physical fitness, after this camp we will not worry about physical fitness.
Captain Babar Azam said that even during the fast, the players trained and tried to improve, this camp is also different because there was no cricket in it, only physical fitness, speed, movement and strength were worked on.
All-rounder Shadab Khan said that there is no doubt that all the cricketers will come back with better fitness level and quality which will play a significant role when they take to the field in the upcoming challenges. The fitness camp was very important, the more fit the players are, the team will benefit, through the camp the players got a chance to understand each other.
Imad Wasim said that the training was different from normal cricket training but very effective, the army trainers have worked hard on the fitness of the players. “From the point of view of team unity, this camp was important.
Fast bowler Naseem Shah hoped that after the Kakul camp, he would come back as a fitter and more professional player.
Azam Khan said that the camp was tough because of the altitude but it was worth it, reaching the top of the mountain was a unique experience that will be remembered forever.
Pakistani players were also given various exercises in a gym session at Kakul Academy. At the Army School of Physical Training Center, the potential players of the Pakistan team trained in 2 sessions, one before Iftar and the other after Iftar. The players also participated in indoor games including badminton at night.
It should be noted that before this, training was conducted under the supervision of the army in 2016 to improve the fitness of the national team. After the fitness camp, the players performed brilliantly in the tour of England. After the victory in the first test, the players paid tribute to the army trainers by doing ‘push-ups’.