Lahore: A COVID-19 advisory has been issued for national cricketers which states that players should be very careful for the next 10 days before leaving for the tour of New Zealand, ARY News reported.
According to sources, the advisory is also applicable on players not participating in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) season five playoffs. The move by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) came in the wake of widespread cases of the coronavirus.
The PCB medical panel has instructed players to stay extremely careful for the next ten days before leaving for New Zealand. The players and staff are required to stay at home mostly.
The advisory further stated that national players should restrict their movement to the open air and should strictly abide by the COVID SOPs imposed by the government.
It must be noted that Green Shirts and Shaheens’ squad are scheduled to play in New Zealand. The 35-member squad will leave on November 23 for Lincoln, Christchurch.