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Pakistani spinner tested COVID-19 positive in England camp


From the very beginning of the Pakistan cricket team’s tour of England, it seems that Coronavirus is not leaving the team behind. After 10 cricketers came positive in the tests in their own country, one of them also came back in the Tests in England camp. Left-arm spinner Kashif Bhatti has been tested positive.

Pakistani spinner tests corona positive in England camp

Pakistan’s squad reached England in three phases. Yet one cricketer could not go. Fast bowler Harris Rauf could not go to England until the last flight as the Covid-19 was not negative.

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Cricketers were allowed to travel to England after two tests in Pakistan and two negative results. Those who tested positive were sent to England twice after testing negative.
But after going to England and getting tested again. There, too, a cricketer came back with a Covid-19 positive. As a result, he was sent in isolation.

He was again tested twice under the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). Twice he has been allowed to join the team after his results came negative.

Everything was kept secret from the beginning. The news was confirmed in a press release issued by the ECB after the cricketer recovered and was allowed to join the team. However, the ECB did not reveal the name of the cricketer.

Incidentally, Pakistan will play a three-match Test and a three-match T-20 series in England. The series between the two teams will start with the Test. England and Pakistan will meet in the first Test on August 5.

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