The PCB had organized these tests in Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar on Monday, said a spokesman for the PCB. “Players who have tested positive are: Fakhar Zaman, Imran Khan, Kashif Bhatti, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Rizwan and Wahab Riaz,” he Said.
The players and player support personnel, who have tested negative, will assemble in a bio-secure environment in Lahore on 24 June and will undergo a second round of testing on 25 June.
What happens next?
The players and player support personnel, who will test negative on 25 June, will depart for Manchester on a chartered flight. Within 24 after hours after arriving in the UK, they will be tested by the ECB medical panel.
• The players and player support personnel, who will test negative upon arrival in the UK, will observe a quarantine period as per the UK government’s regulations, but will be allowed to train and practice in a bio-secure facility
• The players and player support personnel, who have tested positive in pre-departure testing, will observe self-isolation in their homes and remain under strict monitoring of the PCB medical panel
• As soon as they will complete their minimum quarantine period, they will undergo further testing and after their two tests are negative, they will be flown to England on a commercial airline
• Upon arrival in the UK, they will be tested again by the ECB medical panel and will be allowed to integrate with the Pakistan men’s national squad after they test negative
• According to series SOPs, the Pakistan men’s national cricket team will undergo, at least, five tests in the lead up to the first test.
According to PCB officials’s statement to APP, “The tour to England is very much on track and the side will depart as per schedule on 28 June.”
Earlier today, PCB had tweeted details relating to the bio-secure environment.