Pakistan cricket squad undergoes COVID-19 testing in England

Pakistan cricket squad undergoes COVID-19 testing in England


Lahore: The Pakistan cricket team that arrived in the UK underwent a COVID-19 test in Worcestershire on Monday.

A spokesman for the Pakistan Cricket Committee said that after the Manchester landing, the team took a bus to Worcestershire.

The medical penalties of the England and Wales Cricket Committee conducted a corona virus test on 20 players and 12 team officials who reached England in the first stage. They conducted 3 tests against the England side and the number of T20 matches was similar.

Waqar Younis, the bowling coach of the Pakistan cricket team who arrived in England from Australia, also took the COVID-19 test.

Earlier today, a Pakistani cricket team of twenty arrived in Worcestershire from Manchester with eleven support staff.

The players and managers took the bus to Worcestershire, where they were quarantined for 14 days, and then flew to Derbyshire on July 13. It is also planned to test the coronavirus of 31 members.

The Pakistani team arrived in Manchester on a charter flight from Lahore on Sunday and was found to come out of the airport wearing a mask and keep a sufficient distance.

In the preliminary test conducted by the Pakistan Cricket Committee (PCB), 10 Pakistani cricketers who tested positive for coronavirus were not counted in the first contingent sent to England if they were on the next COVID-19 The test is negative and will participate in the game with other players. test.

Pakistan’s training and practice matches are planned for Derby County. Bowling coach Waqar Younis and all-around player Shoaib Malik will join them in the last week of July.

Pakistan and the UK plan to lock the horn in three tests and more than 20 international competitions. The game will be held without spectators.

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