T20 specialist Shoaib Malik might want to clear two Covid-19 exams earlier than he can go away on August 15 to hitch the Pakistan group at Southampton forward of the three-match sequence in opposition to England starting August 28.
“The PCB is planning to fly-out T20 specialist Shoaib Malik to Southampton on 15 August, supplied he returns two unfavourable Covid-19 exams as per the agreed protocols and processes,” the Board mentioned in a press release.
The T20 sequence, which follows the continued Take a look at rubber between the 2 nations, can be held in a bio-secure surroundings in Manchester on August 28, August 30 and September 1.
The PCB had allowed Malik permission to hitch the squad in England late as he wished to spend time together with his family in UAE.
The previous Pakistan skipper, who’s married to India’s tennis star Sania Mirza and has a one-year-old son Izhaan, had not met his family because the begin of the 12 months within the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak .
In the meantime, assistant coach Shahid Aslam will return to Manchester on August 8. He had arrived in Lahore final week to attend his brother’s funeral. Pakistan is at present enjoying the opening Take a look at in opposition to England at Manchester.