PAK vs AUS: Covid scare in Pakistan camp, THIS player tests positive ahead of opening Test | Cricket News

Pakistan fast bowler Haris Rauf has tested positive for COVID-19, making him hesitant to make his Test debut against Australia in the opening game of the three-game series, which starts in Rawalpindi on March 4. Rauf is current situation under isolation. Rauf has decided to make his first Test since the national team kept only three pacers in the Pakistan team for the first game, including Shaheen Shah Afridi and Mohammad Wasim junior, who is also a test for Pakistan.

“Haris has been tested positive and has gone into isolation and with the Test three days ago it seems unlikely that he will be available for the first Test which starts on March 4,” he said. team member said.

With the late Rauf hesitant, indications are that the team management could call in a fast-paced Naseem Shah, who is within two travel reserves with the team. Wicketkeeper batsman Sarfaraz Ahmed has another secret.

The Australian tour team had its first workout at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on Tuesday amid tight security with roads surrounding the ground closed to the public. Full house is expected on day one of the first Test after the government on Tuesday received 100 per cent capacity for three tests to be held in Rawalpindi, Karachi and Lahore.

The National Agency for Control and Control for COVID-19 announces that all vaccinated persons, including children under 12 years of age may come to the games while children under the age of 12 will be allowed without vaccine.

The government has also allowed 100 per cent coverage for the final stages of the Pakistan Super League in Lahore.

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