With the nation beneath lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday began on-line health checks for its centrally contracted gamers.
The PCB went forward with the net checks regardless of batsman Sohaib Maqsood struggling a leg damage throughout an analogous train final week.
A PCB assertion mentioned that health assessments of Haris Sohail, Hasan Ali, Muhammad Abbas, Asad Shafiq, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Imad Wasim and Shadab Khan had been carried out on Monday whereas remaining gamers will seem for his or her checks on Tuesday.
The board additionally began taking health checks of its contracted home gamers final week, the place Maqsood sustained the leg damage.
The PCB mentioned power and conditioning coach of the nationwide workforce, Yasir Malik had designed the net checks and was supervising them with head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq.
“Yasir is in contact with the gamers by web and video streaming and can also be supervising their health checks individually,” a PCB official mentioned.
Misbah had already emphasised that gamers want to stay in high bodily form and be prepared for challenges at any time when intentional cricket resumes publish the pandemic.
Pakistan’s subsequent task is excursions to Holland, Eire and England for T20, ODIs and Assessments which is scheduled to begin from early July however uncertainty looms giant over these collection with the lethal illness exhibiting no indicators of relenting throughout the globe.
The England and Wales Cricket Board has apparently set Might 15 deadline to determine whether or not Pakistan’s tour can materialise.
PCB chairman Ehsan Mani has mentioned that they might be prepared to assist the ECB in each potential method on the scheduling of the tour which ends in early September.