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Wednesday 25th May 2022 / 23 Shawwal 1443

Six Pakistani cricket team players reach in England: PCB

LAHORE: Six Pakistani cricket team players have reached in England on Friday, after clearing the COVID-19 test twice.
According to Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), the players include –Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Rizwan, Shadab Khan and Wahab Riaz.
The players were retested on Monday, 29 June, following a first negative test on June 26.
The players will only be allowed to join the team after they clear another COVID-19 test that will be conducted by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).
Pakistan had earlier named a 29-member squad for the tour. Players who had tested positive, during the initial PCB testing process, were unable to travel.
Meanwhile, the 20-player Pakistan squad, which arrived in England on June 28, is currently training in Worcestershire during their 14-day isolation period. The side will move to Derbyshire on July 13.
Pakistan’s tour of England is set to include three Tests and three Twenty20 internationals. They will play their first Test against the home side in Manchester from 5th August.
The second and third Test will be played in Southampton. Three-matches T20I series will be played from 28th August to 1st September in Southampton.
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