Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Rizwan, Shadab Khan and Wahab Riaz, who were found to be COVID-19 positive just before the Pakistan team’s departure last week, tested negative twice in the testing conducted by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
This Six members of the Pakistan cricket team recently became eligible to join the squad in England after testing negative for COVID-19 in two consecutive tests, and are all set to leave for Manchester on Friday, July 3.
“The second group of six Pakistan cricketers will depart for Manchester on Friday, 3 July, by the national carrier. The players who will travel by the Pakistan International Airlines are: Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Rizwan, Shadab Khan and Wahab Riaz,” the PCB said in a statement on its website on Wednesday.
The Pakistan Cricket Board further stated that from Manchester, all the six players will be transported to Worcester and will integrate with the squad after they test negative in the ECB’s testing programme.