Watch: Azhar Ali initiates pushup challenge, nominates six players to do it


Lahore: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) along with Pakistan’s Test captain Azhar Ali, has started a unique pushup challenge and has nominated his six other fellow cricketers to do it.

PCB posted a video on social platforms in which Azhar aced the pushup, twisted and throw challenge by doing five reps.

He further nominated Pakistan’s T20I captain Babar Azam, wicket-keeper batsman Sarfraz Ahmed, Veteran pacer Wahab Riaz, Senior Test batsman Asad Shafiq. The remaining two players Azhar nominated are Tom Banton and Tom Abell, who are Azhar’s Somerset county club teammates.


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The captain @azharali79_ has aced the pushup challenge! Let’s see how his nominees respond. #StayHomeSafe

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Read also: Wahab Riaz challenges Azhar Ali to do 50 squats

Last week, Wahab challenged Azhar to do 50 squats to start a healthy activity among cricketers when there is no cricket activity around. Azhar after completion passed the challenge to all-rounder Imad Wasim, who also successfully performed the challenge.

It must be noted here that the entire world is suffering through coronavirus. Several countries have locked down their cities completely to avoid further spread of this disease. Popular sports events around the world have also been postponed for an indefinite period.

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