(Cricket): One individual tests positive for Covid-19 ahead of National T20 Cup

Karachi:As many as 103 players and player support personnel belonging to six Cricket Association First XI squads for the National T20 Cup were invited to their respective central stations on Thursday after they tested negative in their first Covid-19 tests.

They will undergo their second tests today (Friday) under the supervision of the PCB medical team at the central stations, which are Multan’s Hotel Ramada for Central Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Northern and Southern Punjab, and Lahore Muridke Country Club for Balochistan and Sindh. Over the course of their stay, the squad members will be provided individual accommodation.

One individual tested positive for Covid-19. He has been advised self-isolation for five days at his residence following which he will undergo another test. If that test returns negative, he would be invited to a central station for his second test.

Cricketers who travelled to England with the men’s national cricket team are required to submit the results of their first Covid-19 tests on September 22 to the PCB Medical and Sports Sciences Department.

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