Bismillah Khan, who played for Balochistan in National T20 Cup, has been tested positive for coronavirus in Karachi.
According to the details, the Balochistan wicket-keeper showed COVID-19 symptoms during a match against Southern Punjab in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy second round. The details further revealed that Bismillah was not tested till the final day. Now, he has been replaced by Adnan Akmal on the field.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), however, did not reveal any name of the player but said that after an individual tested positive, all 132 players, players support personnel, and match officials taking part in the competition underwent tests and cleared as negative.
“The individual was shifted to a dedicated isolation room within the team hotel and the PCB-appointed doctors are monitoring his progress,” PCB.
“The PCB understands domestic cricket is being played under difficult circumstances and fully appreciates the support of all involved, it is also appropriate that we remind all involved to religiously follow the PCB Covid-19 Protocols, which will guarantee their health and safety as well as all those around them,” PCB Director – High Performance, Nadeem Khan said.