Pakistan, who went on a tour to New Zealand, looks like they are not taking the covid precautions. The Corona report of 3 more players came positive on Tuesday, while the report of one is yet to come. With this, a total of 10 Pakistani players have been infected so far and the team is currently in Quarantine. The New Zealand Health Ministry is investigating the case to find out its history.
Pakistan’s New Zealand tour has been under threat due to Corona cases coming one after the other before the series. Team training is banned. In such a situation, many questions are also being raised about the tour, how the team will take the field without training, and what will be the next step of the New Zealand Government when more cases of Corona come to light?
Samples were taken on Monday
The Health Ministry said that on the sixth day of the tour, samples of swabs of 46 members, including players and staff of the Pakistan cricket team, were taken, whose previous report was negative. 3 of these players were found infected, while one is still pending as per the reports.
The ministry said that the ban on training of Pakistan team will continue till the medical officer makes sure that it does not pose any threat to anyone.
T20 series will be held from December 18
The T20 series between Pakistan and New Zealand will begin on December 18. The second T20 match on 20th and the third T20 match will be played on 22nd December. At the same time, the first test match for the World Test Championship will be played from 26th to 30th December and the second test will be played on 3rd-7th January 2021
10 players were infected before England tour
The Pakistan team made their first tour of England between Corona in July. On June 28, 10 Pakistan players were found infected before leaving for England. The players were Hyder Ali, Haris Rauf, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Hafeez, Wahab Riaz, Fakhar Zaman, Imran Khan, Kashif Bhatti, Mohammad Hasnain, and Mohammad Rizwan.