|PCB confirmed that Pakistan cricket team ready to England tour on June 28|
The Pakistan cricket team is set to return to the field, ending the break on cricket after the Coronavirus infection spread. Pakistan is going to be the second team to go abroad. The Pakistani cricket player ready to England tour on 28 June to play three Tests and three T20 Internationals first time after lockdown.
The PCB today confirmed that the team would remain in quarantine in Derbyshire in England for 14 days under restrictions imposed for the coronavirus but would be allowed to practice in the meantime. Pakistan will become the second team to tour England after the West Indies.
The selectors have selected a team of 29 players for the tour so that if a player becomes ill, another player is immediately in his place. All-rounder Shoaib Malik will play the T20 match and has been allowed by the PCB to join the team in England on 24 July as he wants to spend some time with his family.
Aamir and Sohail refused to go to England
Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Aamir and middle-order batsman Haris Sohail refused to go on a tour of England. Both had already withdrawn from the squad selected to tour England citing personal reasons. According to the information, Aamir is about to become the father of another child while the reasons for Sohail’s refusal are not known.
The 29-member teams are as follows
Azhar Ali (captain), Babar Azam (Test vice-captain, T20 captain), Fawad Alam, Hyder Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushi Shah, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Abid Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Imam ul Haq, Shaan Masood, Mohammad Rizwan,
Wahab Riaz, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Faheem Ashraf, Sohail Khan, Harris Rauf, Imran Khan, Mohammad Abbas, Mohammad Hasnain, Shaheen Afridi, Osman Khan Shinwari, Imad Kashif Bhatti, Shadab Khan, Yasir Shah.