Asia Cup 2018: Pakistan's likely Asia Cup candidates to attend a fitness test

Pakistan have been placed alongside India in group A.

Pakistan Cricket team. (Getty)

The Asia Cup is all set to start from September  15 in the UAE and the probable Pakistan players who are in contention to be a part of the squad will have to go through a fitness Test before the final squad is announced. 

The training will be held at the Army School of Physical and Training (ASPT) in Abbottabad from August 27 to 31.

The final squad will be announced later while they have been placed alongside their arch-rivals India. Pakistan play India on September 19.  

Since winning the Champions Trophy last year, many cricket experts are hailing Pakistan who can be the champions of the 50 over World Cup next year. 

With their recent series wins in Zimbabwe which included a T20 series involving Australia, Pakistan seems to be well placed as a team before the marquee tournament. 

The 26 players who will take part in the fitness test are

Fakhar Zaman, Imam Ul Haq, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Sarfraz Ahmed, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Fahim Ashraf, Mohammad Amir, Hassan Ali, UsmanShinwari, Mohammad Nawaz, Imad Wasim, Haris Sohail
Mohammad Hafeez, Yasir Shah, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Junaid Khan
Shahibzada Farhan, Shan Masood, Usman Salahuddin, Asad Shafiq
Bilal Asif, Mohammad Asghar, Rahat Ali,Mir Hamza


By Anshuman Roy - 27 Aug, 2018

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