Pakistan’s visiting party in the UK is set to get greater after six additional players who returned two progressive negative Covid-19 tests got qualified to join the underlying crew of 20 in Worcester.
Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Rizwan, Shadab Khan and Wahab Riaz all experienced a second test inside three days on Monday, following a first negative test a week ago. All the players are as of now in disconnection at a five-star lodging in Lahore and are probably going to fly out not long from now to England.
As of now, the 18 players who returned two negatives just as two hold players – Musa Khan and wicketkeeper Rohail Nazir – are a piece of the gathering of 20 who traveled to Manchester on a sanctioned plane sorted out by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). The visit bunch likewise comprises of 11 care staff individuals. While lead trainer Misbah-ul-Haq flew with the crew from Lahore, bowling trainer Waqar Younis and physiotherapist Cliff Deacon showed up in England from Australia and South Africa separately.
Among the players that will presently join the crew, Hafeez and Riaz had before tried themselves at a private research facility in the wake of their returning positive outcomes after the first round of testing by the PCB. In spite of the fact that the re-test returned negative, the board didn’t consider the outcome substantial as the tests were led outside the testing conventions.
In the mean time, Kashif Bhatti, Haris Rauf, Haider Ali and Imran Khan have tried positive, however are accepted to be asymptomatic and are in segregation. They will be tried again in a couple of days, with players expecting to return two negative tests to get qualified for choice.
Group masseur Malang Ali has additionally tried positive twice while his back-up Mohammad Imran has tried positive once. Both will stay in Pakistan to complete another round of testing. The gathering that arrived at England toward the end of last week likewise experienced a new round of testing on Monday, and are anticipating their test outcomes.
The visit involves three Test matches and three T20Is in August and September. Each of the six games will be played away from plain view.