The PCB had invited 19 players in the Central Contract List for fitness tests on 6 and 7 January.
PCB will deduct 15% of the salary of players who do not pass the fitness test
Dainik BhaskarJan 08, 2020, 07:18 PM IST Sports Desk. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had called 19 players for fitness tests on 6 and 7 January. But only 9 players participated in the Test. Their fitness report is also not released by the board yet. Players who do not include fitness tests have made different excuses. The PCB had said a few days ago that a player who does not pass the test will get 15% of his salary cut off the board. It is believed that many players have not reached Karachi for the test.
Sarfaraz and Babar arrived to give fitness test
The two-day fitness test in Karachi included Babar Azam, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Imam Ul Haq, Abid Ali, Asad Shafiq, Shaan Masood, Mohammad Abbas, Imad Wasim and former captain Sarfraz Ahmed. The PCB has made the A, B and C categories in the Central Contract List. There are 19 players in total. They are given different salaries by the board. Head coach Misbah-ul-Haq had a press conference with the PCB CEO recently. In this, the unfit players were warned that in case of not passing the test, 15% fee will be deducted.
Test captain Azhar Ali also non-special is that test captain Azhar Ali was not present in the fitness level test. Apart from these, Mohammad Aamir, Wahab Riaz and Hasan Ali also did not reach Karachi. Allegedly 16-year-old Nasim Shah also stayed away from it.
According to the report of Geo TV, the PCB has not taken any decision on what action should be taken against the players who are absent from the fitness test. Former captain Aamir Sohail made fun of the fitness test. Where did the board take this test? Will he participate in the Olympics?
These players had to have fitness test – Category: Babar Azam, Sarfaraz Ahmed and Yasir Shah. B- Category: Asad Shafeed, Azhar Ali, Haris Sohail, Imam Ul Haq, Mohammad Abbas, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi and Wahab Riaz. C-Category: Abid Ali, Hasan Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Aamir, Mohammad Rizwan, Shan Masood and Osman Shinwari.