There’s no cricket not too far off, yet, for Pakistan players, yet lockdown or no lockdown, they’ll need to keep their wellness step up. That is the message from the PCB, which will lead wellness tests for more than 200 of its contracted household and worldwide players, through video connect, on April 20 and 21. All cricket in Pakistan has been suspended since Walk 15 because of the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) pandemic. Contracted players were expected to experience wellness tests on Walk 23 and 24, yet they were additionally canceled. That evaluation will currently happen in altered structure, in light of the tests planned keeping the limitations on players’ developments with all grounds and PCB offices shut.
Misbah-ul-Haq, Pakistan’s mentor and chief selector, and the coach Yasir Malik conveyed a message recently helping players to remember their wellness commitments. “To keep up your wellness level you should be restrained and continue buckling down,” the message peruses, in Urdu. “With all the constraints and absence of assets right now, we have chalked out this new wellness battery with everybody given an equivalent chance. We need to ensure that we are giving our hundred percent. You have been educated well before time to ensure you are intellectually and genuinely prepared for it. All the tests will be completed on video connect by your group’s mentors.”
Pakistan players have regularly been the subject of analysis over their absence of wellness, yet during his time as lead trainer, Waqar Younis imparted a sense among his players that they have to raise their levels. His successor Mickey Arthur took that thought forward, and Misbah, since assuming control over the reins in September 2019, has looked to force severe models among the national-cooperative people as well as in household cricket, with every commonplace side required to screen its players’ wellness levels on a quarterly premise.