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Pakistan squad tests negative for COVID-19 after arriving in England

The damaging examined Pakistan squad will now begin coaching on the Worcestershire County Cricket Membership, earlier than shifting to Derbyshire on July 13.

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Pakistan. (Photograph Supply: Twitter)

The information of 10 Pakistan gamers testing COVID-19 constructive forward of the England tour had surprised your entire cricket fraternity. Nonetheless, six gamers together with Mohammad Hafeez and Wahab Riaz later examined damaging, giving a way of reduction to all followers.

Moreover, the batch of six gamers examined damaging for the second time in three days, making them clear to journey to England and be a part of the Pakistan squad. Within the much-anticipated sequence, Pakistan are slated to lock horns with England in three Exams and as many T20Is. The matches can be performed with out spectators and the gamers can be in a biosecure atmosphere throughout the course of the sequence.

The tour can be a breakthrough for Pakistan Cricket as this may mark their resumption of cricket amid COVID-19 outbreak. In the meantime, 20 Pakistan cricketers and 12 officers, who have been cleared to journey, have been examined damaging after arriving to England. The Pakistan squad was examined by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), yesterday, after their arrival in Worcestershire earlier than the 14-day isolation interval.

Upon their arrival in England, the Pakistan gamers and help employees have been noticed carrying masks and sustaining a protected distance with one another.

Pakistan to their red-ball expeditions from August 5 in Manchester

Nonetheless, in keeping with sources, spinner Zafar Gohar and Physiotherapist Cliff Deacon are nonetheless awaiting the outcomes of their coronavirus exams. Gohar, the left-arm spinner who performed an ODI in 2015, will be a part of the aspect from England and can solely take part in pre-match preparations. The damaging examined Pakistan squad will now begin coaching on the Worcestershire County Cricket Membership, earlier than shifting to Derbyshire on July 13.

The gamers who reached England on Sunday have been– Azhar Ali (captain), Babar Azam (vice-captain), Abid Ali, Asad Shafiq, Faheem Ashraf, Fawad Alam, Iftikhar Ahmad, Imad Wasim, Imam-ul-Haq, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Abbas, Musa Khan, Naseem Shah, Rohail Nazir, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shan Masood, Sohail Khan, Usman Shinwari, and Yasir Shah.

The Azhar Ali-led aspect will begin their red-ball expeditions from August 5 in Manchester, adopted by the remaining two video games in Southampton, beginning on August 13 and 21 respectively. Put up the Take a look at sequence, Pakistan, led by Babar Azam, will lock horns with England in three T20Is in Southampton on August 29, 31 and September 2.

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