Bat-and-ball skills will always count over muscularity, but fitness, done the right way, will help players use these abilities better and for longer.
Nasimullah Danish, Chairman of Afghanistan Cricket Board Said, “Our Cricketers are the Heroes and our major focus is on player’s fitness. Improving players fitness is fundamental, there is a call for all players to be fitter than they are.”
Nasimullah Danish Chairman visited under-19 training camp and capture pictures for encouraging players. We are in the final stage to finalize players for Under-19 Asia Cup, 2016, there is still a chance for players to impress during practice matches and one-month training camp, scheduled to take place from November 1 to November 30 in India.
“This training camp was very beneficial for all of us, we are getting ready to face international contest, under-19 Asia Cup to be held in Sir Lanka from 10 – 12 December, 2016.” Under-19 team player, Qais Ahmad, leg-spin all-rounder said.
“We are now in modern era of cricket and modern cricket is all about fitness and my S&C coach Khawaja Rohail Ali (KRA) is working on it, to meet the international standard.” Dawlat Ahmadzai, head coach said.
Shams Karokhel, 16 Right-arm offbreak all-rounder said, “I am feeling confident, because my technical skills are upgraded. This training was very advance and we have heightened multi skills from Strength and Conditioning (S&C) training.”
“I am applying performance enrichment techniques to get win-win methodology, rather a casual fitness training routine. We are not going to play good cricket, we are playing good cricket since last 10 years but now we are up to winning the events and our main goal is to bring laurel for Afghanistan.” KRA S&C specialist said.