Pakistan pacer Hasan Ali clears Covid test, set to join camp


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KARACHI: Quick bowler Hasan Ali has returned two unfavourable checks after initially testing constructive for Covid-19 and can be a part of the Pakistan coaching camp from Tuesday, forward of their excursions of South Africa and Zimbabwe.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has carried out a relentless schedule of Covid-19 exams for all of the gamers and officers chosen to journey to South Africa and Zimbabwe, and solely Hasan had examined constructive within the preliminary exams.
The pacer had apparently additionally examined constructive a day earlier than the Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL) was postponed earlier this month in Karachi as a result of rising instances of the an infection among the many gamers and officers and even board staff.
Hasan is claimed to have examined constructive after attending a small get-together at which Islamabad United gamers have been current, together with Australian leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed.
Fawad had returned a constructive check through the league and was solely allowed to return house after finishing a quarantine interval on the lodge.
Hasan and Fawad are a part of the Islamabad United outfit within the PSL which is about to renew in June.
A dependable supply within the PCB stated the relentless Covid-19 exams are being carried out within the Pakistan camp because the squad is because of depart on March 28, and the board doesn't need any issues to happen on the eve of departure.
The PCB is but to verify whether or not your complete Pakistan squad will journey to Johannesburg by a chartered flight or the gamers who will solely take part within the two-Check collection in Zimbabwe will be a part of the remainder of the group in mid-April.
Pakistan will play three ODIs and 4 T20Is in South Africa and two Exams and three T20Is in Zimbabwe.