Wahab Riaz, Fakhar Zaman, 5 more Pakistan players test COVID-19 positive ahead of England tour | Cricket News

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2020-06-23 18:53:29

Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday (June 23) confirmed that 7 players including Wahab Riaz, Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez have tested COVID-19 positive, just ahead of their England tour slated for July and August.

The seven players who have tested positive for the coronavirus are Wahab Riaz, Fakhar Zaman, Imran Khan, Kashif Bhatti, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, and Mohammad Rizwan.

While senior player Shoaib Malik, head coach Waqar Younis and team physio Cliffe Deaconare are yet to be tested, players who have tested negative are Abid Ali, Asad Shafiq, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam, Faheem Ashraf, Fawad Alam, Iftikhar Ahmad, Imam-ul-Haq, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Abbas, Naseem Shah, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shan Masood, Sohail Khan, Yasir Shah, Imad Wasim and Usman Shinwari.

PCB in their official statement said the players and player support personnel, who have tested negative, will assemble in a bio-secure environment in Lahore on June 24 and will undergo a second round of testing on June 25.

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