Pakistan cricket squad in UK test negative for coronavirus | Cricket News

LONDON: All 20 gamers and 11 administration personnel in the Pakistan touring get together have examined negative for coronavirus since arriving in Britain, the England and Wales Cricket Board stated Tuesday.
The ECB added that England’s newest spherical of exams, for their coaching group and administration performed on Monday had additionally yielded an entire set of negative outcomes.
England gamers and employees have now had three COVID-19 exams.
The ECB’s announcement adopted an announcement from Pakistan that six extra gamers had been cleared to affix the tour after recording two successive negative COVID-19 exams.
But the opposite 4 of the 10 gamers who initially examined constructive for the virus final week should keep in Pakistan for now after failing additional exams.
Mohammad Hafeez, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Hasnain, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Rizwan and Fakhar Zaman are actually eligible to journey to England and be part of the unique squad that left on Sunday, the Pakistan Cricket Board stated.
“All the six players were re-tested on Monday, following their first negative test on June 26,” the PCB confirmed.
However, Imran Khan, Kashif Bhatti, Haider Ali and Haris Rauf examined constructive for a second time.
They won’t be allowed to journey to England till they’ve recorded two consecutive negative exams.
Pakistan will play three Tests and three Twenty20 internationals in opposition to England beginning in August, with the precise dates nonetheless to be confirmed.
The Pakistan squad arrived in England late Sunday and have began a 14-day necessary quarantine interval earlier than intra-squad observe video games.
A 30-strong England squad and assist employees are presently in a bio-secure coaching camp on the Ageas Bowl forward of subsequent week’s opening Test in opposition to the West Indies.
This first fixture in the three-match collection will mark the return of main worldwide cricket from lockdown.
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