West Indies’ tour of Pakistan in doubt after five more Covid-19 cases in visiting camp | Cricket News

The West Indies Cricket Council will meet with its Pakistani counterpart on Thursday to discuss whether to cancel the rest of the white ball series; Wicketkeeper Shai Hope, spinner Akeal Hosein and handyman Justin Greaves are the latest arrivals from tourists to test positive

Last updated: 16/12/21 07:33


Akeal Hosein, center, is one of the last three West Indian players to test positive for Covid-19

The ongoing Pakistan West Indies tour is in doubt after five other members of the tour, including three players, tested positive for Covid-19.

Wicketkeeper Shai Hope, spinner Akeal Hosein and all-rounder Justin Greaves, along with assistant coach Roddy Estwick and physician Akshai Mansingh, tested positive after testing on Wednesday.

The West Indies Cricket Council will meet Thursday with its Pakistani counterpart to discuss whether to cancel the rest of the white ball tour.

All three players will not be available for the remaining scheduled games: one T20I and three ODI, with all games expected to be live on Sky Sports.

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“They will remain in solitary confinement for 10 days or until they return negative PCR test results,” reads a Cricket West Indies statement.

West Indian fast thrower Sheldon Cottrell and all-rounders Roston Chase and Kyle Mayers had tested positive earlier after their arrival in Pakistan.

Tourists are also without hitter Devon Thomas, who suffered a finger injury in the first T20 game.

Pakistan beat the West Indies by nine points in the second T20 in Karachi to gain an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-game series.

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