The 39-year-old was in the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) list of players to have tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday but has tested negative after he underwent another test privately.
Hafeez took to twitter and wrote, “After tested positive COVID-19 according to PCB testing report yesterday, as 2nd opinion & for satisfaction I personally went to Test it again along with my family and here I along with my all family members are reported negative.”
Yesterday PCB confirmed that seven more players have tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of the ‘bio-secure’ England tour.
On Monday, Leg-spinner Shadab Khan, middle-order batsman Haider Ali and pacer Haris Rauf were tested positive.
It must be noted here that all the players and team management were tested for COVID-19 on Monday at four different centers across the country. A squad of 29 players is scheduled to depart for England on June 28 via a chartered plane. The green shirts will play three Tests and as many T20Is in England.