Pakistan players to undergo 10-day isolation in Derby ahead of England tour

Although, the England bound PSL players will join the Pakistan squad from Abu Dhabi via a chartered flight to Manchester.

Ketaki Pole Author

Updated - 14 June 2021 8:02 pm

Pakistan is all set to tour England for a 3-match ODI series and a 5-match T20I series starting July 8. Notably, the Pakistan squad for the England tour will be assembling in Lahore on June 20 and stay in complete room isolation for 5 days until June 25. The players’ first COVID testing shall take place on June 16, followed by their arrival test on June 20 before entering the bio-bubble. "Squad members will undergo their next Covid-19 test on 23 June, after which they will depart for Manchester on 25th  June via chartered flight from Lahore," Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said in a statement.

Also, the England bound PSL players will join the Pakistan squad for England from Abu Dhabi via a chartered flight to Manchester.

Pakistan players to undergo 10-day isolation in Derby

After reaching Manchester on June 25, Pakistan players will travel to Derby where they’ll be serving 10-day mandatory quarantine. The Pakistan camp will stay in complete room isolation for the first three days, however from fourth day onwards they’ll be allowed to train for the next seven days of isolation. After completing their isolation, the squad will travel to Cardiff, for the first ODI against England, scheduled to start on July 8.

After the completion of 3-match ODI series, the members of the ODI squad will return to Pakistan on July 15. Pakistan will then play the T20I series against England before heading to West Indies for the Caribbean tour where they are set to play 5 T20Is starting July 27, followed by two Tests in August later this year.