Mohammad Hafeez, 5 other Pakistani players test coronavirus negative, to join squad for England tour
New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: Six Pak players, including Mohammad Hafeez, Shadab Khan and Wahab Riaz, have again tested negative for coronavirus and will join the Pakistani squad on their England tour. The six players who have tested negative in the latest round of testing are Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Rizwan, Shadab Khan and Wahab Riaz.
"Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Rizwan, Shadab Khan and Wahab Riaz have tested negative for Covid-19 for the second time in three days and, as such, are now eligible to join the Pakistan men’s national cricket team in Worcestershire," the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said in a press release.
The players had tested negative on June 26 and were rested for three days before being re-tested on Monday. After Monday's test results, they will now be able to take part in the upcoming Pakistan-England series. Pakistan will play three tests and three T20Is against England in August.
Earlier on Saturday, Pakistani players minus these six left for England. At least 10 Pakistani players had tested coronavirus positive days before their scheduled departure to England.
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