LAHORE: The Pakistani cricketers who entered the bio-secure bubble for the T20 World Cup will begin preparing from Sunday after their COVID-19 tests results brought negative back.
In an assertion, the PCB said that the players who went through COVID-19 testing at an inn in Lahore have tried negative for Covid. They are currently allowed to begin preparing at the National High-Performance Center from tomorrow.
Delivering the preparation timetable of the cricketers, the PCB had prior said that Pakistani cricketers will hold instructional meetings at the LCCA ground at 1:30 pm on October 11-12 and play “a situation match” under the lights on October 14.
“It will begin at 6pm. No preparation movement has been booked for October 13,” it had said.
The Pakistani group is booked to withdraw in a contracted trip to UAE on October 15 to take an interest in the ICC competition, which will be held from 17 October to 14 November.
Pakistan are in Group 2 and will open their mission against India on 24 October at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
Sarfaraz Ahmed inducted in WC squad
On Friday, the PCB selectors included previous commander Sarfaraz Ahmed in the WC crew after an exhibition audit.
From the crew that was reported on 4 September and subsequent to thinking about player exhibitions and structure, the selectors have rolled out three improvements.
Sarfaraz Ahmed and Haider Ali have supplanted Azam Khan and Mohammad Hasnain separately, while Fakhar Zaman, who was initially named as a movement hold, has traded places with Khushdil Shah.
The choice on Sohaib Maqsood’s consideration in the crew will be made after clinical counsel.
The top-request player went through MRI filters for his lower back after the 6 October National T20 match against Northern and missed Thursday’s Punjab derby against Central Punjab.