Mohammad Hafeez
Mohammad Hafeez: ICC

The Pakistan Cricket Board yesterday released a list of its 7 Corona-infected players. Veteran batsman Mohammad Hafeez was also on this list. But when Mohammad Hafeez tested it himself again for coronavirus, his test came up negative.

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Hafeez himself informed this through his Twitter account. Hafeez tweeted a picture of his negative report and wrote,

After Tested positive COVID-19 acc to PCB testing Report yesterday, as 2nd opinion & for satisfaction I personally went to Test it again along with my family and here I along with my all family members are reported Negetive Alham du Lillah. May Allah keep us all safe.

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Yesterday seven more Pakistani cricketers were tested positive for COVID 19. This included Pakistani veteran cricketers Mohammad Hafeez, Kashif Bhatti, Mohammad Hasnain, Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Rizwan, Wahab Riaz, and Imran Khan also tested positive for coronavirus.

Before that three Pakistan players also found corona positive. This included- Haider Ali, Harris Rauf, and Shadab Khan. This is a major setback for the Pakistan team as 10 out of 29 players tested positive for coronavirus.

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Pakistan team has a schedule to leave on 28th June for England. On this tour, Pakistan will play a three-match Test against England and a T20 series of the same number of matches.

Both the boards are optimistic about the tour despite finding that 10 cricketers are corona positive. Pakistan Cricket Board and England & Wales Cricket Board have given a statement in which it is made clear that the tour will be played as scheduled.

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