‘No compromise on players’ safety on England tour’ Wasim Khan


Karachi: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)Chief Executive Wasim Khan has clarified that there will be no compromise on the safety of players for the tour of England.

Pakistan men’s team is expected to leave for England on June 28th via chartered plane which will arrive on June 26th from the English and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).

“We are working on the SOPs with ECB as we have made the final decision regarding the tour. Players’ safety is our utmost priority and no compromise will be made on that,” CEO PCB said while talking to ARY News.

He further said that in order to make the five-year-plan effective, monitoring will be done frequently.

“PCB has set up a monitoring system to make the five-year plan effective. The implementation of the plan will be monitored every month, and those who will violate the plan will be held accountable,” he added.

It must be noted that the players and officials first COVID-19 testing will be done in their respective cities.

The second testing is scheduled for June 25th but the final announcement of the second testing will be made after the departure schedule of the team is given by the English and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).

The virus Tests of the squad will once again be taken after they reach UK, as per their government directives.

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