The updates on 10 players testing COVID-19 positive had staggered the PCB. Notwithstanding, six out of these players were in this manner tried negative, giving the board a moan of alleviation.
In the interim, a cluster of 20 Pakistan players previously arrived in England, not long ago, to commence their instructional meetings for the arrangement.
In the eagerly awaited arrangement, Pakistan are set to hail off their cricketing situation by playing three Tests and the same number of T20Is against England.
To control the danger of COVID-19 transmission, the matches will be played without observers and the players will be in a biosecure situation over the span of the arrangement. In addition, the players will support the field while remembering the break ICC guidelines.
Just one organization has indicated enthusiasm for the offering procedure
In front of the arrangement, one matter of worry for the PCB is to discover a support before the matches start. The Pakistan board is battling to discover a support and just one organization indicated enthusiasm during the offering procedure.
PCB last sponsorship contract was with a refreshment brand which has just terminated. The agreement lapse was clear after Pakistan players in England were spotted without a support logo on their preparation packs. The single organization which had demonstrated enthusiasm during the offering procedure has esteemed the arrangement at just 30 percent, adding to PCB’s hardships.
The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted major cricketing sheets enduring misfortunes during the nonappearance of worldwide cricket. As per the PCB’s promoting division, the coronavirus flare-up is fundamentally the purpose for the absence of intrigue appeared by organizations. Be that as it may, the board is cheerful on getting support on board before the England arrangement starts.
Alongside the board, getting a sponsorship bargain additionally helps players as they get around Rs 450,000 in Test matches and Rs 225,000 of every One-day Internationals (ODIs) and Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is).
The Azhar Ali-drove side will begin their red-ball campaigns from August 5 in Manchester, trailed by the staying two games in Southampton, beginning on August 13 and 21 individually. Post the Test arrangement, Pakistan, drove by Babar Azam, will secure horns with England three T20Is in Southampton on August 29, 31 and September 2.