Mohammad Hafeez, five others return negative results in PCB Covid-19 retests

Mohammad Hafeez Covid-19

Six of the ten Pakistani cricketers who had before tried positive for Covid-19 – Mohammad Hafeez, Wahab Riaz, Fakhar Zaman, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Rizwan and Mohammad Hasnain – have returned negative outcomes when tried once more, Wasim Khan, the PCB CEO, declared today, including that Kashif Bhatti, Haris Rauf, Haider Ali and Imran Khan had tried positive once more, as had group masseur Malang Ali. All the players and bolster staff members who had tried negative before were likewise retested, and there was no adjustment in their status. Ten Pakistan players who tried positive for Covid-19 not long ago won’t be a piece of the crew that flies out to Manchester on Sunday. The 18 players who tried negative, nearby the care staff who have been tried, will be the main ones to load up the contract plane masterminded by the ECB – gave the consequences of their subsequent test, which the PCB will declare on Saturday, likewise come out negative. 

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This was affirmed after the ECB reported in a public statement that individuals from the Pakistan voyaging party who had tried positive would “not be allowed to go with the development gathering”. In spite of the fact that it didn’t indicate if those players would need to return two negative tests to be allowed to travel, the possibility of an “advance gathering” suggested there would be individuals from the Pakistan side not part of the first voyaging bunch on June 28. That would seem to end any expectations the PCB held of sending each of the 28 players in the crew on a similar flight, after they were comprehended to consider dropping the prerequisite of two negative tests before consent to leave for Britain was allowed. The ECB likewise reported that the Pakistan crew that lands in Manchester on Sunday will experience a 14-day isolate period in Worcestershire before moving to Derbyshire’s Incora Nation Ground on July 13. That would mirror an adjustment in plan from the first calendar, which would have seen the Pakistan crew isolate in Derbyshire, albeit an ECB representative said that the first agenda had not been made permanent. 

The visit includes three Test matches and three T20Is in August and September. Each of the six games will be played away from public scrutiny.


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