Haris Rauf contracts COVID-19 days before first Test

The three-match Test series among Pakistan and Australia will launch on March 4 in Rawalpindi Haris Rauf contracts COVID-19

Haris Rauf, Pakistan’s star pacer, has tested positive for a blood infection only days before the start of the significant Pakistan-Australia series, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) acknowledged Tuesday.

Haris Rauf contracts COVID-19

On his rapid antigen test, Haris Rauf tested positive, so he was put into isolation, according to the PCB.

“Further subtleties will be given at the appointed time,” the load up added.

The three-match Test series will launch on March 4 in Rawalpindi,

Last week, the PCB had reported minor changes to the 15-man crew after all-rounders.

Faheem Ashraf and Hasan Ali were administered out of the series because of wounds.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa commander Iftikhar Ahmed and quick bowler Mohammad Wasim Jr

were been remembered for Pakistan’s Test crew for the primary match in their place.

March 4 in Rawalpindi Haris Rauf contracts COVID-19

Squad:
Babar Azam (captain)
Mohammad Rizwan (vice-captain)
Abdullah Shafique
Azhar Ali
Fawad Alam
Haris Rauf
Iftikhar Ahmed
Imam-ul-Haq
Mohammad Wasim Jnr
Nauman Ali
Sajid Khan
Saud Shakeel
Shaheen Shah Afridi
Shan Masood
Zahid Mahmood

Test schedule:

March 4-8 – 1st Test, Rawalpindi

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