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Mohammad Nawaz tests positive for coronavirus

All other squad members test negative for COVID-19.

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Mohammad Nawaz tests positive for coronavirus ahead of series against New Zealand.

Nawaz was part of the T20i and the ODI squads for Pakistan’s upcoming home series against New Zealand starting September 17.

As per the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) COVID-19 protocols, he has been quarantined.

The left-arm spinner had tested positive during the second round of testing. which were administered upon arrival in Islamabad on Wednesday, a statement from the PCB said Thursday.

All other squad members have tested negative and, as such, the national side will hold a training session as scheduled on Friday at the Pindi Cricket Stadium, the statement said.

“The New Zealand side will arrive in Islamabad on Saturday for three ODIs and five T20Is, which will be played from 17 September to 3 October,” PCB said.

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