Six members from the the Pakistan squad were tested positive for Covid 19 last month. Players from Pakistan squad for their upcoming series against New Zealand have cleared the fifth and final round of COVID-19 tests on day 12 after having reported six positive results last month.
After clearing the final round of tests on day 12, pending final Ministry of Health approval, the squad will leave managed isolation and fly to Queenstown on Tuesday, 8 December, to start training for the upcoming T20I and Test series against the Black Caps.
According to an official statement by New Zealand Cricket, “the member of the Pakistan squad who tested positive on Day 6 will remain in managed isolation until departing, negative tests permitting. Additionally, the member of the squad who was taken into quarantine in Auckland after arriving from Dubai feeling unwell but subsequently testing negative has also been cleared to leave the facility.”
The teams will play 3 T20s and two tests which will be part of the ICC world test championship.