All 20 players and 11 staff members of the Pakistan touring party have tested negative for Covid-19 in the latest round of tests, the England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed on Tuesday.
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Pakistan Cricket Team arrived in the United Kingdom on Monday and is now in a two-week quarantine period in Worcester.
Meanwhile, all of England’s players have also been tested negative for Covid-19 in their third round of tests conducted on Monday.
The English team is currently in Southampton where it is preparing for next weeks Test against the West Indies.
Pakistan players who were earlier tests positive have been tested negative twice
Six Pakistani players, who had to stay back home after they tested positive for coronavirus last week, have been tested negative twice within a space of three days and have been cleared to join the squad.
The six cricketers are all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez, leg-spinner Shadab Khan, wicketkeeper Mohammad Rizwan, fast bowlers Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Hasnain and opener Fakhar Zaman.
Pakistan will lock horns with hosts England in a three-match Test series and as many Twenty20 Internationals in the month of August and September.
Before that England will square-off against the West Indies in three Test matches. All the three-Test matches will take place at bio-secure centers in Southampton and Manchester.