A special 19-day camp for fast bowlers and opening batsmen will be held at the National Cricket Academy from May 16th onwards, under the auspices, among others of fast bowling champion Wasim Akram.
Twenty-two of the country's leading fast bowlers, including the likes of Shoaib Akhtar, Umar Gul, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Sami, will attend the camp as well as 13 opening batsmen, including Imran Farhat, Mohammad Hafeez and Imran Nazir.
Aaqib Javed, former Test fast bowler and chief coach of the academies, will work with Akram as well as Mudassar Nazar, the former Test opener and current director, game development.
Eight players taking part in the ODI series in Abu Dhabi against Sri Lanka will join the camp from May 25th onwards.
Fast bowlers to attend: Shoaib Akhtar, Mohammad Asif, Umar Gul, Mohammad Sami, Rao Iftikhar, Najaf Shah, Abdul Rauf, Mohammad Irshad, Mohammad Khalil, Junaid Zia, Uzair-ul-Haq, Anwar Ali, Kashif Daud, Shakil-ur-Rehman, Muhammad Amir, Rahat Ullah, Akhtar Ayub, Jamshed Ahmed, Farhan Ayub, Wahab Riaz, Sohail Tanveer, Mohammad Junaid Khan
Opening batsmen to attend: Salman Butt, Imran Nazir, Mohammad Hafeez, Imran Farhat, Khurram Manzoor, Babar Naeem, Khalid Latif, Shan Masood, Agha Sabir, Wajid Ali, Nasir Jamshed , Ahmed Shahzad, Asif Zakir