(Cricket): Second XI players set to enter bio-secure zone

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Karachi:All players and player support personnel, except two individuals whose results are pending, belonging to the Second XI teams of the six Cricket Associations tested negative in their second Covid-19 tests, the Pakistan Cricket Board announced today.

As such, they will now enter the bio-secure zone at the Pearl Continental Hotel in Lahore.

From today (Wednesday), the six teams will begin their training for the National T20 Cup Second XI tournament at the Gaddafi Stadium and National High Performance Centre in Lahore.

Fawad Alam, captain of Sindh for the National T20 Cup Second XI tournament, will travel to Lahore tomorrow and have his second Covid-19 test on 24 September. His first Covid-19 had returned negative.

Meanwhile, Faisal Iqbal and Wasim Haider, the head coach and assistant coach of Balochistan First XI team, have returned negative tests and, as such, will be allowed to travel to Multan tomorrow following the completion of their quarantine.