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Pakistan’s Cricket Team reaches Lahore for second COVID-19 test


Gulmeena HamidWeb Editor

25th June, 2020
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Pakistani cricket squad reached Lahore on Wednesday for their second COVID-19 testing scheduled for tomorrow.

Before leaving for England tour on June 28, players and cricket staff, who had been tested negative in the first round will undergo a second coronavirus test.

According to PCB’s press release,

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, and Yasir Shah.

Player Support Personnel who have tested negative are Mansoor Rana (manager), Misbah-ul-Haq (head coach), Shahid Aslam (assistant to head coach), Younis Khan (batting coach), Mushtaq Ahmed (spin bowling coach), Abdul Majeed (fielding coach), Talha Butt (team analyst), Yasir Malik (strength and conditioning coach), Dr. Sohail Saleem (team doctor), Lt Col (retd) Usman Riffat (security manager) and Raza Kitchlew (media and digital content manager).

Read: Pakistan’s Cricket Team Tested For COVID-19 Ahead Of England Tour

With the widely transmitted virus, as many as 10 players like Fakhar Zaman, Imran Khan, Kashif Bhatti, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Rizwan, Wahab Riaz, Haris Rauf, Haider Ali and Shadab Khan had tested positive. All the players got themselves quarantined.

 

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