Mohammad Hafeez and five other Pakistan cricketers test negative for COVID-19

Veteran Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez among six other Pakistan cricketers who had all tried positive for COVID-19 not long ago, have all returned negative on Saturday. In the mean time, Pakistan Cricket Board affirmed 20 players and 11 player bolster work force, who had all returned negative for coronavirus recently, will go on a contracted trip to Manchester on Sunday morning for the three-Test and three T20I arrangement against England to be played in August and September, after their second round of tests for the feared infection brought negative back.

Out of the 10 players who had tried positive before during PCB's trying system - Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Rizwan, Shadab Khan and Wahab Riaz are the six players to have returned negative in retests. Players who have tried positive again are Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Kashif Bhatti, and Imran Khan, alongside Malang Ali (masseur).

These six players who have tried negative will experience a third round of testing one week from now and on returning negative, PCB will make game plans for their takeoff for England arrangement. In the interim, the five others, who have tried positive once more, has been exhorted by PCB's clinical group to watch exacting isolate.

Each of the 18 players and 11 player bolster work force who had before returned negative for COVID-19 on Monday in the first round of testing, restored a similar outcome in the retests directed on Thursday and henceforth have been cleared by PCB to make a trip to England.

Other than these 29 individuals, pacer Musa Khan and Pakistan U19 commander and wicketkeeper Rohail Nazir, alongside three other save players have likewise tried negative again and have been remembered for the primary gathering of voyaging group that will leave on Sunday.

Pakistan individuals who will leave for Manchester on Sunday...

Players – Azhar Ali (skipper), Babar Azam (bad habit commander), Abid Ali, Asad Shafiq, Faheem Ashraf, Fawad Alam, Iftikhar Ahmad, Imad Wasim, Imam-ul-Haq, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Abbas, Musa Khan, Naseem Shah, Rohail Nazir, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shan Masood, Sohail Khan, Usman Shinwari, and Yasir Shah. Zafar Gohar, the left-arm spinner who played an ODI in 2015, will join the side from England and may be associated with pre-coordinate arrangements.

Player bolster staff – Mansoor Rana (director), Misbah-ul-Haq (lead trainer), Younis Khan (batting mentor), Mushtaq Ahmed (turn bowling trainer), Shahid Aslam (aide mentor), Abdul Majeed (handling mentor), Talha Butt (group investigator), Yasir Malik (quality and molding mentor), Dr Sohail Saleem (group specialist), Lt Col (retd) Usman Riffat (security supervisor) and Raza Kitchlew (media and advanced substance chief).

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