PAK vs ENG: Pakistan speedster, Naseem Shah will miss the remainder of the T20 series against England. He has been ruled out of the series as he contracted the Covid-19 virus a day after he was admitted to the hospital. Notably, he was admitted to the hospital after suffering from pneumonia.
According to a report by ESPNcricinfo, Naseem Shah has been released from the hospital. PCB earlier stated that he was feeling better but has now been ruled out of the remaining matches due to Covid-19.
Notably, Naseem Shah is the second person in the camp to have contracted Covid-19 in the ongoing series against England. It was last week when an unknown member of the team contracted the virus. Following that, he didn’t travel with the squad to the stadium in Karachi for the second match.
The Pakistan fast bowler announced their in-house medical panel was monitoring him. Following his covid-19 positive test, he was ruled out of the remainder of the games. His positive test has also put him under doubt for the upcoming tour of New Zealand.
The series will start in Christchurch on 7th October, which will act as a preparation for the World Cup. For the unversed, the Pakistan team will be leaving for New Zealand on 3rd October 2022 for a tri-series, which also has Bangladesh.
The final of the series will be played on 14th October 2022. Following the series, Pakistan will be departing for Australia to play the T20 World Cup in 2022. Pakistan will kickstart their World Cup campaign against India on 22nd October 2022.
Naseem Shah played for Pakistan in the Asia Cup 2022 and also played the first T20I against England.
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