Three Pakistan players Haris Rauf, Haider Ali and Shadab Khan have tested positive for COVID-19.
The three cricketers are new addition to the list of Pakistan cricketers suffering with the disease.
“The PCB medical panel is in contact with the three who have been advised to immediately go into self-isolation,” the PCB said in the release. “Imad Wasim and Usman Shinwari, also screened in Rawalpindi, have tested negative and, as such, will travel to Lahore on June 24.”
While Wasim and Shinwari have tested negative, the board is waiting for the results of Shoaib Malik and Waqar Younis.
Earlier, former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has tested positive for Coronavirus. Afridi took to Twitter and confirmed the news himself.
Afridi is the third Pakistan cricketer who has tested positive for COVID-19. Earlier, Taufeeq Umar said he was feeling a bit sick, and on being tested on Monday 25 may he was declared Corona positive, based on his test report. He said his symptoms were not that severe and requested his friends and well wishers to pray for his speedy recovery.
Umar is the second Pakistani cricketer to test positive for Coronavirus, Zafar Sarfraz a 50-year-old former first-class cricketer passed away due to Corona last month.