England will play three Tests and three T20 internationals towards Pakistan throughout July and August however the tour was thrown into doubt over the previous week because the preliminary 29-man touring occasion was struck by COVID-19 circumstances.

Earlier on Tuesday (June 23), senior gamers like Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Shadab Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Imran Khan, Kashif Bhatti, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Rizwan and Wahab Riaz examined optimistic.

PCB fumes: Day after being declared COVID-19 optimistic, Hafeez exams adverse

The ECB mentioned in a press release that gamers testing optimistic won’t be allowed to journey with the superior group, with Hafeez’s standing unclear after the all-rounder tweeted an image of a adverse take a look at and claimed he had acquired the all-clear.

Test captain Azhar Ali, white-ball counterpart Babar Azam and the remaining gamers will use Worcestershire’s New Road as their coaching base throughout their necessary 14-day isolation interval earlier than transferring to Derbyshire’s County Ground.

Bilal Asif, Imran Butt, Musa Khan and Mohammad Nawaz have been named as reserves for the Pakistan squad and will make the journey topic to returning adverse coronavirus exams.

England’s residence season has been delayed by the worldwide pandemic however they’ll host West Indies on the Ageas Bowl subsequent month within the first of three Tests.

However, a day after he being discovered optimistic for the lethal virus, senior cricketer Hafeez examined adverse inflicting severe embarrassment for the nation and upsetting the Pakistan Cricket Board which accused him of violating protocols.

On Wednesday, Hafeez took to twitter and clarified that he and his relations have examined adverse and in addition posted the medical report back to again his declare.

“After Tested positive COVID-19 acc to PCB testing Report yesterday,as 2nd opinion & for satisfaction I personally went to Test it again along with my family and here I along with my all family members are reported Negetive (sic) Alham du Lillah. May Allah keep us all safe,” Hafeez tweeted.

(With inputs from businesses)

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