Zafar Gohar, the left-armed leg-spinner, has been excluded from the national squad against England and has been sent back.
The incident took place after the three-man squad, Imran Khan, Kashif Bhatti, and Haider Ali arrived at England after clearing the Coronavirus test negatively.
The three players earlier were tested positive and hence, were eliminated from the team. It is to be noted that they have now joint the rest of the players at Worcestershire for a warm-up and practice sessions in the 14-days quarantine mode.
Zafar Gohar excluded of the squad after the three-man squad arrived England
Before being sent back by the Pakistan Cricket Management, the player was involved in County and has been resent now.
However, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have mutually agreed to kick off the first test between the two teams by 5th August 2020.
Earlier, it was decided that Pakistan will be playing their first test on 30th July but due to the Eng vs WI series and no time for rest, the tentative dates were revealed and the sides will be seen in action on the mentioned below dates.
5-9 Aug – 1st Test, Old Trafford
13-17 Aug – 2nd Test, Ageas Bowl
21-25 Aug – 3rd Test, Ageas Bowl
28 Aug – 1st T20I, Old Trafford
30 Aug – 2nd T20I, Old Trafford
1 Sep – 3rd T20I, Old Trafford
The sides will be featuring in three test matches that are to be played at Old Trafford, Ageas Bowl, and Ageas Bowl respectively, whereas, the three T20Is will be played at Old Trafford.
It has been decided that the series will be resumed behind closed doors to avoid the spreading of the Coronavirus.