KARACHI: A training camp for available Test players started in Karachi before Pakistan-Australia Test series next month.
The first Test between the two teams will take place in Rawalpindi from March 4-8. This will be followed by the second Test from March 12–16 at the National Stadium and the third Test from March 21–25 in Lahore.
Karachi Kings’ 7 players and two reserves participated during the physical training camp at the High Performance Center.
Former captain Azhar Ali, Fawad Alam, Imam-ul-Haq, Nauman Ali, Sajid Khan, and Saud Shakeel, as well as reserve players Mohammad Abbas and Yasir Shah, will take part in training.
Additionally, more players were called to the camp to assist the players in their preparation. Among them are Aaliyan Mehmood, Ahmad Bashir, Ali Usman, Arshadullah, Haseebullah, Mohammad Ali, Raza-ul-Hasan, and Taj Wali.
Fast bowler Irfanullah did not report to camp because he tested positive for Covid-19 and has been replaced by U-19 fast bowler M Zeeshan.
The majority of series host test team members, including Zahid Mehmood, Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Haris Rauf are involved in the PSL 2022, the final of which will be held in Lahore on February 27.