Former Pakistani cricket team captain tested positive for coronavirus

Former Pakistani cricket team captain tested positive for coronavirus

Sana Mir, Former Pakistani cricket team captain tested positive for coronavirus. According to sources, her corona positive reports came while she was commentating on the ongoing final match of the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy held in Karachi.

Mir was commentating on the TV for the ongoing match which ended in a tie. She is now removed from the PCB commentary panel and kept under isolation and the other members of the panel had also undergone the COVID-19 test as they were in contact with mir.

Mir was isolated and kept in a hotel room when she showed symptoms of fever on the 3rd day of the match.

Sana Mir retired from international cricket last year in April. The 34-year-old former captain of Pakistan women’s cricket team had a shining career of 15-year in cricket. She had played 226 international matches in which she was the captain in 137 matches from 2009 to 2017.
Under her captaincy Pakistan team also won the gold medal at the Asian Games in 2010 and 2014.

After she retired from International cricket, Mir started involving as an expert and commentator in Pakistan’s domestic events and Pakistan Super League.

PCB has clarified that there was no contact between the broadcasters and players and strict health protocols were followed for the safety of players. PCB said that it has ensured that players, support staff, and umpires live under the bio-secure bubble.

PCB has also barred media representatives to go near the broadcasters and officials and players are also not allowed to interact with anyone. Press conferences are also held through video links.


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