The Pakistani squad is ready to fly to England after the coaching of Corona.
20 cricketers and 11 support staff members will leave for Manchester on a chartered flight on Sunday. In the first phase, the tests of 6 cricketers, including Muhammad Hafeez, out of 10 positive players, turned out to be negative.
According to details, the national squad comprising 20 cricketers and 11 support staff members will leave Lahore for England on a chartered plane on Sunday morning. After reaching Manchester, corona testing will be done in Worcester. Training will be allowed. Derby departure is scheduled for July 13. In the first phase of Corona Testing, 18 cricketers and 11 support staff members tested negative. Cleared for
In the reserves, the test results of wicketkeeper Rohail Nazir and fast bowler Musa Khan were also negative so both were included in the squad. In the first group that left for England on Sunday, Azhar Ali (captain), Babar Azam (vice-captain), Abid Ali Shafiq, Fahim Ashraf, Fawad Alam, Iftikhar Ahmed, Emad Wasim, Imamul Haq, Khushdal Shah, Muhammad Abbas, Musa Khan, Naseem Shah, Rohail Nazir, Sarfraz Ahmed, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shaun Masood, Sohail Khan, Usman Shinwari and Yasir Shah Included.
Support staff include Mansoor Rana (Manager), Misbah-ul-Haq (Head Coach), Younis Khan (Batting Coach), Mushtaq Ahmed (Spin Bowling Coach), Shahid Aslam (Assistant Coach), Abdul Majeed (Fielding Coach), Talha Butt (Team Analyst), Yasir Malik (Strength and Conditioning Coach), Dr. Sohail Saleem (Team Doctor), Lt. Col. (retd) Usman Anwari (Security Manager) and Raza Rashid Kechlo (Media and Digital Content Manager) are present. Physio Cliff Deacon and bowling coach Waqar Younis will join the team in England from South Africa and Australia respectively. Shoaib Malik is expected to leave on July 24.
The PCB says that in view of the experts in sports sciences and the rules of the British government, the members who tested positive in the first phase will be sent to England on a commercial flight twice with negative results, while Imran Butt from the reserves tested positive. Bilal Asif, Mohammad Nawaz and Musa Khan came negative. During the re-testing of 10 players and a team official who came positive in the first phase, the results of Fakhr Zaman, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Rizwan, Shadab Khan and Wahab Riaz came negative. , Now they have to go through the third stage which will happen sometime next week. Arrangements will be made to leave for England if the second Test is negative.
On the other hand, the reports of Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Kashif Bhatti and Imran Khan in the re-testing are positive. Cricketers, masseur Malang Ali and batsman Imran Butt have been directed to go for strict quarantine immediately, after which tests will be conducted. In case of negative test results twice, they will be sent to England.