Pakistan cricket team during their practice session.

Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq has sent a stern message to the contracted players on meeting the fitness standards set by the team management or else they will lose 15 per cent of their monthly salary.

“All the players were informed last month of the PCB’s expectations and potential sanctions in the scenario of failures,” he added.

Centrally contracted players:

Category A – Babar Azam, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Yasir Shah

Category B – Asad Shafiq, Azhar Ali, Haris Sohail, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Abbas, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi

Category C – Abid Ali, Hasan Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir , Mohammad Rizwan , Shan Masood, Usman Shinwari, Wahab Riaz.