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Misbah-ul-Haq, other players enjoy being on field after a long gap


Arhama AltafWeb Editor

01st Jul, 2020. 01:06 pm
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Misbah ul Haq

Head coach Misbah-ul-Haq enjoyed being on the field after a gap of almost three months due to Coronavirus outbreak.

In a video released by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) after the squad did their first training session here ahead of Test series against England, Misbah said that players are motivated and are looking forward to make the most of given time period before they take on the English side in August.

“It is good to be back on the field after a long time. We really enjoyed our session today and we are looking forward to continuing this positivity throughout the whole tour,” he said.

Batting coach Younis Khan hopes that youngsters will adjust in new cricket conditions soon and will deliver against the home side.

“It is exciting to be a part of Pakistan’s contingent once again. I believe youngsters will show their strength here,” he said.

Moreover, Pakistan will play three Tests and as many T20Is against England in August and September.

Ahead of the England tour, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced that six cricketers are now eligible to join their team in England after being tested negative for coronavirus for the second time in three days.

“Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Rizwan, Shadab Khan and Wahab Riaz have tested negative for Covid-19 for the second time in three days and, as such, are now eligible to join the Pakistan men’s national cricket team in Worcestershire,” the PCB stated in a statement on its website.

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