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PCB faces bio-security obstacles in resuming England’s tour training


Arhama AltafWeb Editor

03rd June, 2020
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Pakistan Cricket Board

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is facing bio-security obstacles ahead of resuming training for its upcoming tour of England.

The side are to play a three-match Test series before squaring off in the same number of T20Is.

According to reports, the lodging facilities at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore has 21 rooms available while 40 rooms would be required for social distancing guidelines to be implemented properly.

The travel restrictions imposed by governments across the world against the global pandemic may also prove to be a hurdle in the way of preparing the players for the tour.

Bowling coach Waqar Younis is residing in Australia whereas physiotherapist Cliffe Deacon is living in South Africa.

A list of probables for the tour has been prepared by the board’s selection committee but only those players will be allowed to train which have been tested negative for COVID-19.

The safety guidelines set by the International Cricket Council (ICC) have been made a part of the plans.

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