Players, officials to give first COVID-19 Test on June 22 for England tour


Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has fixed the dates of the COVID-19 Test of national team players and officials which will be part of England tour, ARY Sports reported.

According to sources, the first COVID-19 Test will be held on June 22nd in their respective cities. All players and officials are informed for the test.

The players will be tested in Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, and Peshawar. After the first testing, PCB will announce the players’ arrival schedule in Lahore.

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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 national team is expected to leave on June 28th via chartered plane which will arrive on June 26th, however, the final schedule will be announced by the ECB in the next few days.

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

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