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Pakistan trip not in doubt regardless of positive coronavirus tests

Pakistan trip not in doubt regardless of positive coronavirus tests
Pace bowler Wahab Riaz was among the latest seven Pakistan players to test positive for coronavirusSeven more Pakistan players have tested positive for coronavirus, taking the total to 10.However, players who have tested negative will depart for the tour of England on 28 June.Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief executive Wasim Khan said: "The tour to…

Pakistan's Wahab Riaz

Speed bowler Wahab Riaz was amongst the current 7 Pakistan gamers to test favorable for coronavirus

Seven more Pakistan players have actually tested positive for coronavirus, taking the overall to 10.

Nevertheless, gamers who have actually tested negative will depart for the trip of England on 28 June.

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief executive Wasim Khan said: “The tour to England is quite on track and the side will leave based on schedule.”

Pakistan are because of satisfy England in 3 Tests and three Twenty20 s, starting in August.

Speaking when only 3 cases were known, England director of cricket Ashley Giles stated: “We’re confident that Pakistan will be showing up relatively soon.

” We’re far enough far from the Test series to not stress over that excessive at the minute.”

Haider Ail, Haris Rauf and Shadab Khan showed no signs prior to screening positive on Sunday.

They have now been signed up with by Fakhar Zaman, Imran Khan, Kashif Bhatti, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Rizwan and Wahab Riaz, along with group masseur Malang Ali, after additional tests were performed on Monday.

All 11 people have been told to observe “rigorous quarantine at their homes”.

The gamers and management personnel who have checked unfavorable will still meet up on Wednesday, go through additional screening on Thursday, and depart for the UK as prepared. They will be evaluated again within 24 hours of their arrival.

Players who have evaluated favorable will need to return two negative tests prior to they are enabled to take a trip.

Khan added: “The recent favorable tests of some of the fittest athletes, who had actually disappointed any signs, plainly reflect the threat this infection has.

” As relates to the gamers, who have evaluated positive, we will continue to keep an eye on and support them, consisting of carrying out antibody tests, and as soon as they check unfavorable, they will be flown to sign up with the team in England.”

Since Tuesday morning, there had actually been 185,034 validated cases of coronavirus in Pakistan, resulting in 3,695 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University.

England’s matches this summertime, starting with three Tests against West Indies, are set to be played behind closed doors in bio-secure environments at Southampton and Old Trafford.

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England’s 30- male training group will get here in Southampton on Tuesday to prepare for the series with West Indies, which starts on 8 July.

Giles stated: “The situation in Pakistan is not excellent at the moment and our ideas go out to the whole country.

” All of this has unpredictability. We understand how quick moving this has actually been worldwide, so we have actually been very cautious at every step. Do we really know what is around the corner? No.

” The bubble at Southampton and Old Trafford, we are trying to produce environments that mitigate as much threat as we potentially can.”

Pakistan named a 29- male team for the trip, with 4 additional players placed on standby in case of favorable tests.

Prior to the news of the 7 extra positive tests, Giles stated he did not think the tour would be positioned in further jeopardy by more validated cases.

” We are still far enough out even if a variety of those tests are still favorable,” he stated.

” There are a number of obstacles to cross. We’re enthusiastic that we can get worldwide sport on. It will be a genuine fillip for individuals around the world.”

On The Other Hand, New Zealand’s two-Test tour of Bangladesh, which was arranged for August, has been held off due to the fact that of the coronavirus pandemic.

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