Dr. Sohail Saleem, PCB doctor, says Fakhar has picked up fever again and has been isolated to a separate room in hotel, confirming that he is not fit to join national squad for its departure to New Zealand.
LAHORE: (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News-Nov 23rd, 2020) Opener Fakhar Zaman has been withdrawn out of tour to New Zealand as he was suffering from fever, a statement issued by Pakistan cricket Board said on Monday.
“Decision to withdraw Fakhar from the tour has been made for safety and security of all other players and squad members,” said the board. It stated that health of the national squad visiting New Zealand was the top priority.
“PCB medical panel is in touch with Fakhar,” said the PCB, pointing out that team Dr. Sohail Saleem said that Fakhar’s Covid-19 test report was received on Saturday which was negative but today he picked up a fever.
“He has been isolated soon after detention of his condition,” said Dr. Soahil, adding that they were constantly monitoring his condition and remain hopeful of his quick recovery.