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Pakistan Cricket Team’s Fitness Camp Is Underway At Abbottabad.

Batsman Fawad Alam and opener Shaan Masood are said to be the fittest players in the training camp, kept in preparation for the England tour underway

Talking to media, a Pakistan Cricket Board official said that Fawad and Shaan have topped the fitness tests and are the fittest players among others.

Despite age Test, captain Misbah-ul-Haq and batsman Younis Khan are also among the toppers in the fitness tests.

As many as 31 players are attending the camp and mostly a dozen of them have been unable to meet the criteria of the fitness tests and have been unsuccessful to pass it.

The selectors and the board are very curious about the fitness tests and top priority will be given to those players who will be totally in shape.

The national team will be sent to England in mid June for a two weeks training camp at the rose bowl cricket ground in Hampshire.

Pakistan will play its first practice match against Somerset on July 3 while the second on July 8 against Sussex.

The series against the English team will begin with the first test on July 14. Pakistan will play four tests, five ODIs and a twenty20 in its tour to England.