Mohammad Rizwan tops fitness test charts


Wicket-keeper Mohammad Rizwan has topped the fitness test during the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) pre-season camp at National Cricket Academy (NCA), Lahore.

Rizwan scored 19.2 points in YoYo test to remain dominant in the first group test taken at NCA. The players have been divided into two groups to give the fitness trial.

Test batsmen Shan Masood and Asad Shafiq have scored 19.1 points each to set just behind Rizwan.

PCB had called 21 players to attend a pre-season camp at NCA starting from August 22. August 20, 21 were set-up as fitness trial days.

Fourteen out of nineteen centrally contracted players were named for the camp including Sarfraz Ahmed, Imam Ul Haq, Asad Shafiq, Azhar Ali, Abid Ali, Haris Sohail, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Rizwan, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Wahab Riaz, Usman Shinwari, Shan Masood, Yasir Shah.

While the other six cricketers include Asif Ali, Bilal Asif, Mir Hamza, Rahat AliIftikhar Ahmed, and Zafar Gohar.