Najam Sethi says there is no ban on push-ups

Players can celebrate at their discretion, says Sethi

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Najam Sethi says there is no ban on push-ups
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Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Executive Committee Chairman Najam Sethi clarified on Wednesday that there was no ban on push-ups.

“In fact I think players should do 100 push-ups when they score a century!” Sethi tweeted.  

In earlier tweets, Sethi said celebrations of Pakistan cricket team players were at their discretion. Sethi in his tweet said PCB high appreciated fitness training facilities of Pakistan Army and they had been utilised thrice in six years.

The PCB Executive Committee Chairman also tweeted that the media should refrain from politicising Pakistan cricket team

Sethi’s tweets came after he was questioned in the National Assembly’s Committee on Inter Provincial Coordination over Pakistan cricket team players push-up celebrations.

Committee member Rana Afzal asked: “What is this that when the team wins there is a push up celebration, but when they don’t there isn’t?”

Najam Sethi said the team started the push-up celebration after seeing captain Misbah-ul-Haq doing the same. According to Sethi, the purpose of Misbah’s celebration was to show that despite being 42-years-old he was physically fit. Mr. Sethi added that the push-up celebration was coincidental.