488 views

Pakistan tour of England

Pakistan cricketers arrived in England for Tests & T20Is

blank Online Desk
blank Online Desk
Pakistan cricketers arrived in England for Tests & T20Is
Image : Collected A-A+

|| Desk Report ||

Pakistan cricket team, including 20 players and support staff, amid the coronavirus threat arrived in England on Sunday for their upcoming much-talked-about assignment.

The visiting side is scheduled to play three Tests and as many T20Is in August and September though the dates for the series have still not been announced by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) either. The matches will be played behind-closed-doors.

The Pakistan cricketers and the support staff arrived in Manchester on a chartered flight from Lahore and were then transported to Worcestershire. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) shared the video of the team’s arrival on their official Twitter handle in which both the players and the support staff were seen wearing masks and maintaining social distance.

The team will now undergo England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) testing before completing their 14-day isolation period, during which they will be allowed to train and practice. The side will then move to Derbyshire on July 13.

A total of six players out of 10 coronavirus-infected Pakistan cricketers -- Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Rizwan, Shadab Khan and Wahab Riaz -- have been held back in Lahore and would be sent to England only after two of their successive tests return negative.

England are currently scheduled to take on visiting West Indies in the three-Test series, beginning July 8 at the Ageas Bowl.

Comment

Read More

Windies Cricket

Windies great Sir Everton Weekes passed away

|| Desk Report || Sir Everton Weekes, one of the gifted batsmen in Caribbean history and last of the legendry the ‘Three W’s’ has passed away on Wednesday. He was 95. Former

Match Report Live Score More
| Cricfrenzy
Update:
8480 views

Bangladesh Cricket

Nafees Iqbal tested negative after being into self isolation

|| Desk Report ||   Former Bangladesh opener Nafees Iqbal has been tested negative from coronavirus in his last report. Nafees confirmed this himself to Cricfrenzy.com on Wednesday. In his words he

Match Report Live Score More
1173 views

West Indies Cricket

CWI defends Simmons after Riley’s calling for firing 

|| Desk Report ||  The Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) President Conde’ Riley has called for the ‘immediate removal’ of Phil Simmons as head coach of West Indies. Riley has described Simmons’ decision

Match Report Live Score More
2327 views

Sri Lanka Cricket

ACU grills Tharanga about the 2011 World Cup final fixing probe

|| Desk Report || Sri Lanka opener Upul Tharanga was the first cricketer to be grilled by the newly-established Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) investigating claims that the 2011 World Cup Final was

Match Report Live Score More
1167 views

MVP player

Wisden names Jadeja as MVP of India in 21st century

|| Desk Report || Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been rated as ‘Most Valuable Player’ of India in the 21st century by Wisden magazine. With 97.3 MVP rating, Jadeja has also

Match Report Live Score More
1505 views