Babar Azam will lead Pakistan on their upcoming tour to New Zealand

Eighth Pakistan squad member tests positive for Covid-19

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Pakistan Cricket team continues to be suffered by the Coronavirus complications, with New Zealand Ministry of Health confirming that the eighth squad member has tested positive.

Ever since the New Zealand government issued a warning to the Pakistan Cricket Team for non-compliance with the Coronavirus protocols, the situation is getting out of hand for the PCB.

Not only has their controlled training within the bubble has been delayed, but also the team is running to the danger of not being able to take the field for the two red-ball practise matches against New Zealand A, starting December 10.

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“The PCB has been maintaining a close contact with the Pakistan team management in New Zealand and have kept them updated on the return to training process,” the Pakistan Cricket Board said in a statement.

“The management and the players are fully supportive of the process and keen to get back onto the field as soon as they are compliant with the New Zealand Government Rules.”

Pakistan team warned by CEO

Recently, it was reported that PCB CEO Wasim Khan sent an audio message in the team Whatsapp group reminding them of their responsibilities.

If not delayed, the series will kick-start after New Zealand’s home matches against West Indies on December 18. Both sides will play three T20Is which will be followed by two Tests that will count towards the revised World Test Championship.