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PCB bans push-ups for players

Lahore: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has forbidden the cricket team players from push-ups as members of parliament had raised concerns over the gesture of push-ups.

Administrator of PCB Najam Sethi has said that push-ups have been banned in the team because these are not a good gesture.

While former batsman of Pakistan cricket team Amir Sohail has raised a question that who is Najam Sethi to ban push-ups in the team.

Another former batsman Javed Miandad has asked that what wrong message was being conveyed by players’ push-ups. He asked the reason of push-ups ban from the cricket board.

Javed Mianadad said that reason for banning push-ups must be told to the public. He added that every team has its own way to celebrate and West Indians dance whenever they win a match.

It is pertinent to mention here that Younus Khan was the first person who made push-ups in the match against Indians in 2008 at Karachi.

Separately, it is told by Najam Sethi that Ireland cricket team had been convinced to visit Pakistan but Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif did not allow us to invite them over security concerns.