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Friday May 19 2017
Web Desk

Pakistan team kicks off training at Edgbaston ahead of Champions Trophy

Web Desk
Players train at Edgbaston ahead of Champions Trophy/PCB Twitter 

With just a little over a week left before the Champions Trophy, the Pakistan cricket team has already shifted its training sessions into high gear.

The Green Shirts took part in an intensive gym session at Edgbaston Cricket Ground on Thursday.

Young spinning sensation Shadab Khan trains at gym/PCB Twitter
Fast bowler Junaid Khan trains with teammates/PCB Twitter  

The players were also put through indoor fitness tests at the historic ground, where Sarfraz’s men are set to lock horns with archrivals India in their opening match on June 4.

Pakistan players during fitness test/PCB Twitter

The team donned brand new training kits as they participated in the training and fitness tests.

New training kits/PCB Twitter

Pakistan will play their second and third group stage matches against South Africa and Sri Lanka on June 7 and 12, respectively.  


Group A

Pos Team P NRR Pts
1 England 3 1.04 6
2 Bangladesh 3 0 3
3 Australia 3 -0.99 2
4 New Zealand 3 -1.05 1

Group B

Pos Team P NRR Pts
1 India 3 1.37 4
2 Pakistan 3 -0.68 4
3 South Africa 3 0.16 2
4 Sri Lanka 3 -0.79 2