Pakistan has announced a 20-member squad for the tour of England. The second test of all the 18 players who cleared the first test has also turned negative. Rohail Nazir and Mohammad Musa will also go to England with the team.
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief executive Wasim Khan told a press conference in Lahore that 20 players and 11 members of the supporting staff would leave for Manchester on Sunday for the tour of England.
He said that the re-tests of all the 18 players who cleared the first Test were also negative. Pakistan’s 20-member squad will go to England, which includes Azhar Ali (captain), Babar Azam (vice-captain), Abid Ali, Asad Shafiq, and Fahim. Ashraf, Fawad Alam, Iftikhar Ahmed, Emad Wasim, Imam-ul-Haq, Khushdal Khan, Muhammad Abbas, Naseem Shah, Sarfraz Ahmed, Shaheen Shahid Afridi, Shaun Masood, Sohail Khan, Usman Shinwari and Yasir Shah are included, backup wicket cap Rohail Nazir It has also been decided to send fast bowler Mohammad Musa to England.
The chief executive of the PCB said that out of the first ten positive cricketers, six have tested negative again, including Mohammad Hafeez, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Hasnain, Shadab Khan, Fakhr Zaman, and Mohammad Rizwan.
On the other hand, the Pakistan cricket team says that the positive corona players will not be allowed to go to England, England has officially confirmed the tour, Test and T20 series will be played between the two teams.
The players of the national cricket team going to England will stay in quarantine for 14 days. The team will start preparations from July 13, and all the matches will be played in empty stadiums without spectators.
Before the Test series against England, the national team will take part in two four-day internal warm-up matches.