Decreased Pakistan crew leaves for England visit
Decreased Pakistan crew leaves for England visit 
LAHORE: A decreased Pakistan crew left for the its first visit to England on Sunday, after games movement was stopped around the world, for a three Test and the same number of T20Is after a large portion of the players and a few individuals from the care staff tried positive for the coronavirus.

Pakistan's T20 chief Babar Azam tweeted an image of a portion of the players from the plane.
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) CEO Wasim Khan on Saturday said the players abandoned can rejoin the crew of 18 players once they have stepped through two negative exams.

"Eighteen players who had tried negative in their first round of testing have again tried negative as have 11 authorities from the group the board," said Khan.

Players Shadab Khan, Haris Rauf, Haider Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Rizwan, Wahab Riaz, Imran Khan, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain and Kashif Bhatti first tried positive recently.

Of these, four players were with the end goal that tried positive the multiple times — Kashif, Haris, Haider and Imran, while the staying six — Hasnain, Shadab, Fakhar, Rizwan, Wahab and Hafeez — tried negative the second time around.

The group's masseur Malang Ali tried positive twice.
Khan said that in England, the group will again experience testing inside the initial 24 hours of appearance. "No inquiries have been raised by England over our testing strategies," he said.

He included that bowling trainer Waqar Younis experienced testing in Australia and has been analyzed negative. Younis will fly for England from that point, he included.

Of the five hold players, he said four — Moosa Khan, Rohail Nazir, Bilal Asif and Mohammad Nawaz — had tried negative and one — Imran Butt — had tried positive.

Waseem said Zafar Gohar will likewise join the group in England. "He has just been called for training," he included.

The crew will have a 14-day disconnection period on appearance before proceeding with their arrangements in front of the principal Test with two four-day warm-up matches.

It is normal that the primary Test will occur in Manchester in August however the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said the in secret match calendar would be reported "at the appropriate time".

Crew taking off on Sunday incorporates Azhar Ali (Test commander), Babar Azam (T20 chief), Abid Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Shan Masood, Asad Shafiq, Fawad Alam, Iftikhar Ahmad, Khushdil Shah, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Abbas, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Afridi, Sohail Khan, Usman Shinwari, Imad Wasim, and Yasir Shah.

Hold players Rohail Nazir and Musa Khan will likewise fly out.