It seems the deadly coronavirus is taking the Pakistan Cricket players into its grip. More than 10 players of the current Pakistan Cricket team have tested positive of Novel Coronavirus. Interestingly, the team is scheduled to leave for London on June 25 for their England Tour slated for July and August.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday, June 23 confirmed that 7 more players have tested COVID-19 positive. The names of these players are Wahab Riaz, Fakhar Zaman, Imran Khan, Kashif Bhatti, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, and Mohammad Rizwan.
PCB also informed that a player support personnel, Malang Ali, has also been infected by the deadly virus. PCB, earlier on Monday, June 22 had informed about the teste results of Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, and Shadab Khan. They also had tested positive.
Earlier this month, Pakistan’s star cricket player and former captain Shahid Afridi had also tested positive for COVID19.
The coronavirus is spreading in Pakistan at one of the fastest rates in the world. There are around 1,80,000 COVID patients in Pakistan. Pakistan is reporting around 6,000 fresh cases every day. The authorities in Pakistan have reported around 3,600 deaths due to coronavirus.