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Shadab, Haris and Haider test positive for COVID-19

Srinagar, June 23 : The Pakistan Cricket Board has confirmed three players – Haider Ali, Haris Rauf and Shadab Khan – have tested positive for Covid-19.

According to a press release of the Board cited by news agency, the players had shown no symptoms until they were tested in Rawalpindi yesterday ahead of the Pakistan men’s national cricket team’s tour to England.

The PCB medical panel is in contact with the three who have been advised to immediately go into self-isolation.

Imad Wasim and Usman Shinwari, also screened in Rawalpindi, have tested negative and, as such, will travel to Lahore on Wednesday.

The other players and team officials, barring Cliffe Deacon, Shoaib Malik and Waqar Younis, underwent tests at their respective centres in Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar today. Their results are expected at some stage tomorrow, which will also be announced by the PCB through its usual channels.

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