PCB announces 27 players for women High-Performance Camp

Pakistan women cricket team players during a training session, a day before their World Cup T-20 match aagainst India, at Ferozeshah Kotla stadium in New Delhi on March 18th 2016. Express photo by Ravi Kanojia.

The Women’s National Selection Committee headed by Jalaluddin has named 27 players for a High-Performance Camp in order to achieve high-fitness standards in the team.

The camp is scheduled to take place at National Cricket Academy (NCA), Lahore from September 12 to 28.

The 27 players include Nahida Khan, Ayesha Zafar, Javeria Rauf, Irum Javed, Muneeba Ali, Javeria Khan, Hafsa Khalid, Sidra Amin, Omaima Sohail, Nida Dar, Sana Mir, Subhana Tariq, Kainat Imtiaz, Natalia Pervaiz, Alyia Riaz, Sidra Nawaz, Fareeha Mehmood, Nashra Sandhu, Anum Amin, Ghulam Fatima, Ramin Shamim, Saba Nadir, Diana Baig, Maham Tariq, Aiman Anwer, Waheeda Akhter and Saima Ishaq.

According to Jalal-ud-din, the team management want to work hard on girls’ fitness to make them compelling on the field in this modern day cricket.

He said that some of the girls are not aware of how much fitness is important to bring change in their performance hence through this camp they will try to set new trends.

“We just want to set a certain fitness level in the team and there is lot more for us to achieve in upcoming times,”

He was quick to add that the camp will conduct fielding, Batting and bowling drills besides the awareness about fitness and its importance as an athlete.

The batting consultant of the Pakistan Women’s Team, Andy Richards will also join the camp from September 12.

It is important to mention here that National team skipper Bismah Maroof has been advised 8 weeks rest after her operation and will not be not attend the camp.