Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) CEO Wasim Khan has said that the New Zealand government has warned his team. The New Zealand government has said that if Pakistani players break another protocol of Corona, they will send the team back to Pakistan. Please tell that 6 players of the Pakistan cricket team who went to New Zealand tour were found to be Corona positive.
Pakistan violates 3-4 SOP
Wasim Khan told Cricinfo that he spoke to the New Zealand government. Wasim said, “The New Zealand government reported that the Pakistani team violated the 3 to 4 Standard Operating Procedure (SOP). New Zealand has a zero-tolerance policy for this. They have given us the final warning. I know this is a difficult time for us. We faced a similar situation in England.
Wasim said, “It is not easy. For us, it is a question of respect for the country. I have instructed my players. I have told him to take care of himself for 14 days. After this you can come anywhere. New Zealand has told us clearly that if there is any mistake than our team will be sent home. It would be very humiliating.”
Pakistan team stopped from training
The training of the team has been stopped after 6 Pakistan players came to Corona positive. The New Zealand Cricket Board also accused some guests of breaking the bio-secure protocol. New Zealand is currently investigating the case. The board has not revealed the names of the infected players.
There will be a series of 3 T20 and 2 Tests between the two teams
Pakistan team reached New Zealand on Tuesday under the captaincy of Babar Azam. Here the team was training in a 14-day quarantine. Pakistan is scheduled to play a series of 3 T20 and 2 Tests in Auckland from 18 December on the tour of New Zealand.
The Pakistan team made their first tour of England between Corona in July. On June 28, 10 Pakistan players were found infected before leaving for England. The players were Hyder Ali, Haris Rauf, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Hafeez, Wahab Riaz, Fakhar Zaman, Imran Khan, Kashif Bhatti, Mohammad Hasnain, and Mohammad Rizwan.