Ten play­ers left off Pak­istan’s Eng­land tour

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Pak­istan’s cricket team will leave for its tour of Eng­land on Sun­day with­out 10 play­ers, af­ter they tested pos­i­tive for coro­n­avirus for a sec­ond time, the coun­try’s cricket board said Satur­day.

The board CEO Wasim Khan said the play­ers can re­join the squad of 18 play­ers if they later test neg­a­tive.

Af­ter first test­ing pos­i­tive this week, fol­low-up tests were given to Shadab Khan, Haris Rauf, Haider Ali, Fakhar Za­man, Mo­ham­mad Rizwan, Wa­hab Riaz, Im­ran Khan, Mo­ham­mad Hafeez, Mo­ham­mad Has­nain and Kashif Bhatti. Of those miss­ing the start, only wick­et­keeper Rizwan would be classed a firstchoic­e Test player.

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