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newscricket6 days ago

Haider Ali tests COVID-19 negative for second time; six other players join Pakistan squad in England

Haider Ali, who was among the first batch of Pakistan players to test positive for Covid-19 just over a week ago, confirmed on Twitter that he has now tested Covid-19 negative for the second time. Meanwhile, Hafeez and Riaz are among six Pakistan players who have now joined the squad in Worcester.
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newscricket11 days ago

Second group of Pakistan cricketers to fly out to UK on July 3

After the first squad of 20 members were flown out by ECB via charter on June 28, a second group of Pakistan cricketers will depart for the UK on Friday. This group of six cricketers, who first tested positive for COVID-19, returned negative results two times and were cleared for departure.
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newscricket12 days ago

Mohammad Hafeez, Wahab Riaz among six cricketers cleared to fly to England

Mohammad Hafeez and Wahab Riaz are among six Pakistan cricketers who have returned negative results for COVID-19 for the second time and are now cleared to fly out to England. These six players will join the 20-man squad, in England, that already flew out from Pakistan on June 28. 
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newscricket15 days ago

Mohammad Hafeez, Wahab Riaz among six Pakistan cricketers who test negative for COVID-19 

Mohammad Hafeez and Wahab Riaz are among the six Pakistan cricketers who have returned negative results for COVID-19 after 10 players tested positive ahead of the England tour. The ECB were scheduled to fly out a 29-man squad on June 28 but now a traveling party of 20 will leave Pakistan.
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newscricket19 days ago

Wahab Riaz, Fakhar Zaman and Hafeez amongst seven Pakistan players to test positive for Covid-19

One day after three players - Haider Ali, Shadab Khan and Haris Rauf - tested positive for Covid-19, seven more Pakistan players have now tested positive for the virus in the latest round of testing. The team was originally scheduled to fly out on June 28 to England for a three-Test series.
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newscricketa month ago

Wahab Riaz open to returning to Test cricket in England series, reveals Misbah-ul-Haq

Pakistan head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq has revealed that Wahab Riaz has communicated his desire to return to Test cricket, if needed, during Pakistan’s tour of England in August. The seasoned left-arm pacer had announced an indefinite break from the longest format, last year. 
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newscricketa month ago

Pakistan pick Haider Ali in 28-man squad for England tour

With Windies set for a three-match Test series, Pakistan, the next touring party, will start their UK sojourn early next month and a 29-player squad will stay together for three Tests and three T20Is. Azhar Ali will lead the Test side while Babar Azam will be at the helm of ODI and T20I side.
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newscricket3 months ago

Shane Watson's sledging fuelled my aggressive spell, reveals Wahab Riaz

Wahab Riaz has gone back time to rewind his iconic spell against Shane Watson in the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup and revealed that it was the latter's sledging that fuelled him. Riaz revealed that Watson made fun of his batting when he was struggling against Mitchell Starc and he was really angry.
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newscricket5 months ago

Reports | Wahab Riaz accused of tampering the ball in PSL

England opener Jason Roy and veteran Pakistan pacer Wahab Riaz reportedly clashed during the inaugural fixture of the PSL when the former alleged the latter of intentionally altering the ball’s condition. Quetta Gladiators mentioned about the same in its match report but did not mention any player.
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newscricket7 months ago

Players leaving Test cricket for other assignment is not right thing to do, says Misbah-ul-Haq

Misbah-ul-Haq is unhappy with fast bowlers Mohammad Amir and Wahab Riaz as the duo is unavailable for Tests with former retiring from Tests to prolong his white-ball game and Riaz taking an indefinite break from Test cricket. Pakistan have only 20 points from 3 matches in Test Championship.
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