Pakistan announce 20-member squad for England Tour 2020

In the second round of testing, six of the ten players who have tested positive for coronavirus, earlier today tested negative in the second round of testing. These players include Muhammad Hafeez, Fakhar Zaman, Wahab Riaz, Shadab Khan, Muhammad Rizwan and Muhammad Hussnain. Haris Rauf, Haider Ali, Imran Khan and Kashif Bhatti again tested positive for COVID-19.

Pakistan’s 20-member squad

Azhar Ali (captain), Babar Azam (vice-captain), Abid Ali, Asad Shafiq, Faheem Ashraf, Fawad Alam, Iftikhar Ahmad, Imad Wasim, Imam-ul-Haq, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Abbas, Musa Khan, Naseem Shah, Rohail Nazir, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shan Masood, Sohail Khan, Usman Shinwari, Yasir Shah

PCB has announced that two players Musa Khan and Rohail Nazir will be added in sqaud for the upcoming series with England. Other players will travel to England. Other players will travel to England as soon as they tested negative for coronavirus.

Coronavirus cases in the country are increasing and PCB medical panel done a good job to conduct COVID-19 tests of all the players.

After a second round of testing we are able to confirm that on Sunday 20 players and 11 player support staff will be traveling to Manchester,” said PCB CEO Wasim Khan.

“Based on the players’ national distribution, there were always going to be some logistical challenges; we have learned a lot of lessons from the experience that we are going to take forward with us,” he said.

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