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Zimbabwe-bound Pakistan cricketers test negative for Covid-19

The Test players’ camp will run under a bio-secure environment from April 10 to April 20

Zimbabwe-bound Pakistan cricketers test negative for Covid-19 PHOTO COURTESY: PCB

Zimbabwe-bound Pakistan cricketers have tested negative for Covid-19 and will be allowed to train from today after joining PCB’s bio-secure bubble in Lahore.

The aforementioned Harare-bound Test players to attend camp are:

Abid Ali, Azhar Ali, Fawad Alam, Imran Butt, Nauman Ali, Sajid Khan, Salman Ali Agha, Saud Shakeel, Shahnawaz Dahani , Tabish Khan and Zahid Mahmood

The Test players’ camp will run under a bio-secure environment from April 10 to April 20 before the 11 players will depart for Harare on 21 April to join other members of the side.

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Pakistan selectors have also invited six additional players who will participate in the training camp for the Test players.These players include Naseem Shah, Rohail Nazir, Sameen Gul, Irfan Ullah Shah, Taj Wali and Waqas Maqsood.

The camp will be held under the supervision of National High Performance coaches, including Saqlain Mushtaq (head of player development), Mohammad Yousuf (batting coach), Mushtaq Ahmed (spin bowling coach), Umer Rasheed (fast bowling coach) and Atiq-uz-Zaman (wicketkeeping/fielding coach) and Javed Sheikh (Strength & Conditioning Coach).

Pakistan will play two Tests against Zimbabwe from April 29 to May 3 and May 7 to 11 in Harare.