Pakistan's Tour Of New Zealand: Six Pakistan Players Contact Covid-19 Virus Ahead Of Series

Thu Nov 26 2020 12:21:54 GMT+0530 (IST)

The Pakistan international team, which is gearing up for Newzealand series faced a rude shock as not less than six players have come in contact with the novel Coronavirus.

The New Zealand Cricket (NZC) issued a media release on the unwanted development. The positive players have been shifted to the quarantine facility, according to the protocols.

Following this, permission given to the Pakistani team to practice for the game in isolation was also revoked by the New Zealand team subsequently.

Earlier, opener Fakhar Zaman was ruled out of the New Zealand toys after testing positive for the novel Coronavirus. While the squad left for New Zealand, Fakhar is in Pakistan.

Six players testing Covid-19 positive have raised doubts on the New Zealand series. Well, it depends on the New Zealand Cricket (NZC) 's decision on whether to go ahead with teh series.

The Pakistan tour of New Zealand starts in December with practice matches. Pakistan will take on Black Caps for three T20s and two test matches.

The Blackcaps will tour Pakistan in 2021 for a historic series. This marks New Zealand’s tour to Pakistan after sixteen long years.