Members of Pakistan cricket workforce collect in Karachi, endure second COVID-19 testing

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Pakistan cricket workforce arrives in Karachi forward of the primary Test match in opposition to South Africa, on January 19, 2021. — Photo by authorKARACHI:  Members of Pakistan Cricket workforce gathered in Karachi on Tuesday the place they underwent one other spherical of COVID-19 testing,  forward of the primary Test match in opposition to South Africa.Ten gamers of the 20-member workforce, together with the teaching and assist employees of the squad and in addition to members of the family arrived by way of a chartered flight from Lahore, whereas others joined them on the resort.Abid Ali, Imran Butt, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Rizwan, Yasir Shah, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, and Shaheen Shah Afridi have been on board the chartered flight.Meanwhile, Abdullah Shafique, Fawad Alam, Kamran Ghulam, Salman Ali Agha, Saud Shakeel, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Nauman Ali, Sajid Khan, and Tabish Khan have been already in Karachi.Pakistan cricket workforce arrives in Karachi forward of the primary Test match in opposition to South Africa, on January 19, 2021. — Photo by authorUpon arrival on the resort in Karachi the place they are going to be staying, all of the gamers have been examined for COVID-19, following which, everybody went into particular person isolation. The gamers will stay in isolation till their check outcomes arrive.Players will be capable to provoke coaching at National Stadium Karachi on Thursday — as soon as they clear the checks.The first Test between Pakistan and South Africa will start on January 26. Pakistani selectors will trim the 20-member squad to 16 members after the primary two days of coaching classes.