The first medical test for the evaluation of the Coronavirus of the cricket team took place on 22nd July ahead of the England tour. When the results arrived, the three cricketers, Shadab Khan, Haris Rauf, and Haider Ali were evaluated positively for the disease.
Earlier, seven more names of Fakhar Zaman, Imran Khan, Kashif Bhatti, Wahab Riaz, M. Hafeez, M. Hussnain, M. Rizwan, have been tested positive.
As PCB denounced 29-men-squad for England’s tour, out of which 10 players have been tested positive, the tour seems to face trouble but the authorities have not made a statement over it yet.
Pakistan tour of England under threat, 10 players tested positive for Coronavirus
Pakistan cricketers Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, and Shadab Khan have tested positive for COVID-19. We wish them a speedy recovery. tweeted ICC
Pakistan have announced that a further seven players have now tested positive for COVID-19. Fakhar Zaman, Imran Khan, Kashif Bhatti, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Rizwan, and Wahab Riaz have all tested positive, in addition to the three cases named earlier. ICC further added.
Pakistan have announced that a further seven players have now tested positive for COVID-19.
Fakhar Zaman, Imran Khan, Kashif Bhatti, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Rizwan and Wahab Riaz have all tested positive, in addition to the three cases named earlier. pic.twitter.com/W7CyWemDui
— ICC (@ICC) June 23, 2020
“The recent positive tests of some of the fittest athletes, who had not shown any symptoms, clearly reflect the danger this virus possesses,” Khan said in a press statement. “As such, and on behalf of the PCB, I once again request the public to strictly adhere to all safety precautions as advised and recommended by the federal and provincial governments to ensure their health and safety as well as of their dear and near ones. added PCB official.
“As regards the players, who have tested positive, we will continue to monitor and support them, including conducting antibody tests, and as soon as they test negative, they will be flown to join the squad in England. At the moment, they have been advised to go into self-isolation so that they not only recover quickly but also prevent their other family members from being infected.” he further added.