Former Pakistan opener Taufeeq Umar, who could also be a member of the junior variety committee, has examined sure for COVID-19 however his signs aren’t critical. The 38-year-old is first international-level Pakistan cricketer to be inflamed with the coronavirus even though the rustic misplaced former firstclass cricketer Zafar Sarfraz to the illness on April 13. Sarfraz, who had performed 15 firstclass video games for Peshawar, died elderly 50.
Majid Haq (Scotland) and Solo Nqweni (South Africa) and different cricketers, who’ve examined sure for COVID-19.
“I were given myself examined remaining evening after feeling a little bit in poor health remaining evening, and the end result got here sure. My signs aren’t in any respect critical,” Umar stated.
“So this Eid I at house quarantined in my room. Feeling higher and with a bit of luck I can recover from this quickly. I attraction to everybody to wish for my swift restoration,” he stated.
Umar performed 44 Tests and 12 ODIs, scoring 2963 and 504 runs respectively for Pakistan.
His remaining recreation for Pakistan used to be in 2014, a Test towards New Zealand in Dubai.
Pakistan head trainer and leader selector, Misbah-ul-Haq stated they plan to have a coaching camp subsequent month to organize for the excursion to England in July.
Source: sports activities.ndtv.com