Six Pakistani Player Cleared from COVID-19 Test
Six Pakistani players, who tested positive for COVID-19, last week, have now tested negative, after the second round of testing that was carried out by the PCB.
Since these players have now, cleared two rounds of testing, they will be allowed to join the team in England, and participate in the ongoing tour.
These players were tested for the second test on Monday, of this week. The cricketers, who have been cleared for participation include Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Wahab Riaz, Shadab Khan, and Mohammad Rizwan.
In total, the PCB had found 10 positive cases of COVID-19 in the 29 member squad that was named for the tour of England.
Mohammad Hafeez, who was initially in the list of 10 players who tested positive, had conducted a private test for COVID-19.
After he was tested negative, the PCB decided to conduct a second round of testing on Saturday last week, this was followed by the Test on Monday.
Speaking on the matter, officials from the PCB have commented that, “these players are now eligible for participating in the tour of England, and that the board will make their travel arrangements in the coming week”.