Pakistan’s cricket workforce will depart for its tour of England on Sunday with out 10 gamers, after they examined constructive for coronavirus for a second time, the nation’s cricket board mentioned Saturday.
The board chief govt Wasim Khan mentioned the gamers can rejoin the squad of 18 gamers in the event that they later take a look at destructive.
After first testing constructive this week, follow-up checks got to Shadab Khan, Haris Rauf, Haider Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Rizwan, Wahab Riaz, Imran Khan, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain and Kashif Bhatti. Of these lacking the beginning, solely wicketkeeper Rizwan can be classed a first-choice Test participant.
Pakistan’s tour of England is ready to incorporate three Tests and three Twenty20 internationals.
The squad may have a 14-day isolation interval on arrival earlier than persevering with their preparations forward of the primary Test with two inside four-day warm-up matches.
It is predicted that the primary Test will happen in Manchester in August however the England and Wales Cricket Board mentioned the behind-closed-doors match schedule can be introduced in “due course”.
Pakistan is experiencing a surge in coronavirus instances, with practically 200,000 declared instances and greater than 4,000 deaths, whereas instances are falling in Britain.