Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday confirmed that all the players from Pakistan and Zimbabwe have tested negative for COVID-19.
Zimbabwe players are currently in Pakistan for the white-ball series consisting of three match T20I series and as many ODI matches series. The ODI series will also embark both Pakistan and Zimbabwe’s campaign of the ICC World Cup Super League.
Following the protocols, PCB conducted the mandatory COVID-19 tests of the players of both the teams ahead of the series. Not only players, but all the match officials and team staff underwent the test and tested negative for the deadly virus.
“A total of 107 Covid-19 tests, conducted on the players and player support personnel of Zimbabwe and Pakistan sides as well as the match officials, have returned negative. The tests were conducted on Monday as part of the PCB’s Covid-19 Protocols following the assembling of the two sides in Islamabad,” PCB said in a statement.
A total number of 107 members are currently under the bio-secure bubble who are involved in the series starting October 30.
Both the sides are currently training at the Pindi Cricket Stadium and the series will take place in Rawalpindi.
Babar Azam will be leading the side for the first time since the home tour in Sri Lanka last year. Shadab Khan will be taking over the responsibility of the Vice Captain for the series.