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Babar Azam credits Kakul fitness camp for strengthening team unity

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Pakistan captain Babar Azam has termed the pre-season fitness camp in Kakul as highly successful, adding that it has contributed to preparing the players for the long and challenging cricket season ahead.

The right-handed batter also maintained that the fitness camp has helped strengthen unity and understanding amongst the group through strategically designed team bonding exercises and drills.

Twenty-nine cricketers attended the pre-season camp at the historic and iconic Pakistan Military Academy in Kakul from March 26 to April 6, with the training and drills designed by Pakistan Army experts and strategists.

During the camp, there was a focus on team building aimed to enhance the physical and mental strength of the players, ensuring they were in the best condition to face the challenges ahead.

Under the guidance of experienced trainers and coaches, the players underwent a comprehensive training regime tailored to elevate their fitness levels, agility, leadership, strategic thinking and overall performance on the field.

Babar Azam, who was recently reinstated as Pakistan’s white-ball captain, shared his experience of being part of the fitness camp.

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“This was my third boot camp, and with each visit, I’ve gleaned new insights,” said the right-hander.

“This time, our focus extended beyond physical fitness to encompass team bonding activities and performance-improving lectures.

“These elements are crucial considering our team environment where collective performance is paramount for achieving desired results.

“I’m confident that we’ll return to competitive cricket as better, fitter and mentally tougher athletes, thereby enhancing our overall performance.

“Given the upcoming cricket fixtures, this camp proves exceptionally valuable. It not only mitigates injury risks but also augments both individual skills and collective team performance.”

He also shared his favourite moment from the fitness camp. “Azam [Khan] climbing the mountain was the most memorable moment.”

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