Pakistan cricketers reached England amid COVID-19 crisis
London : 31-member Pakistan team reached England despite six of their cricketers were tested positive for the coronavirus.
The infected players were held back even though their second coronavirus test report came negative. The Pakistan cricketers and 11 support staff arrived in London via a Chartered plane from Lahore and they will be transported to Worcestershire.
While the players arrived in London, they were seen maintaining proper social distancing.
England and ECB has made arrangements for their testing and isolation of 14 days before their move forward to play the game. During the isolation, the players will be allowed to do the game practice.
The Pakistani side will be moved to Derbyshire on July 13 where they will be training themselves for the upcoming three test match series against the home side in August and September.
Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Rizwan, Shadab Khan and Wahab Riaz have tested negative in their second tests but they would be sent to England only after two of their successive tests return negative.
The third round of coronavirus test will be done on these players next week.