By Bhawna Rawat, Updated : Aug 13, 2020 11:46 IST
England Vs Pakistan 2nd Test Match Updates: Mohammad Hafeez to self-isolate after breaching bio-security protocol

Pakistan have confirmed all-rounder Mohmmad Hafeez will self-isolate until returning a negative coronavirus test after breaking bio-security protocols prior to England & Pakistan 2nd test match! 

Hafeez has been placed in self-isolation prior to Pakistan’s second test match with England after breaching bio-security protocols by posting a photo with outsider.  

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The picture he posted on twitter was taken on the golf course adjacent to the on-site hotel of the Rose Bowl. 

The bio-security is part of Pakistan’s bio-secure bubble but interaction with others is not permitted as per social distancing norms, former skipper Hafeez, who is not part of the test squad but is there for limited-overs for the tour, must now await the results of a fresh Covid-19 test. 

Pakistan board in a statement said “ As it was evident from the photograph that Hafeez had breached the two-meter social distancing protocol & following a consultation process with the team doctor, the team management has decided to isolate process with the team doctor, the team management has decided to isolate him until he returns a negative Covid-19 test. 

Meanwhile, Pakistan have named an unchanged squad for the second test match with England. The second test match will begin from 13th August 3:30 PM (IST), 11 AM (local time) in Rose Bowl Southampton.  

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