Lahore In view of the havoc of Coronavirus, all activities related to cricket have come to a standstill. Some cricket has been postponed or canceled due to this epidemic. But Pakistan has not taken any decision yet on their tour of England starting on 30 June. It is now reported that the Pakistan Cricket Board will decide the tour in mid-June.
“We are in touch with the ECB and will speak through our conference call on Friday,” The Dawn was quoted as saying by Pakistan Cricket Board chief executive Wasim Khan on Monday.
He said, “The call will consist of the Chief Executive of the ECB, the Director of Cricket, the Chief Health Officer and the Director of International Cricket Operations. On behalf of the PCB I, Misbah-ul-Haq, Zakir Khan and Dr. Sohail Saleem will take part. At this time we will be on the options. We will discuss while the tour is decided in mid-June. “
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“The ECB is committed to providing a safe environment for the series with Pakistan,” he said.
Pakistan have to play a series of three Tests and as many T20 matches in England.
However, the British Government has made it clear that if new figures are not added in the cases of Kovid-19, then sports activities can start in June. Even if this happens, the matches will be played in an empty stadium without any spectators.
(With IANS Inputs)
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