Derby. Left-arm fast bowler Mohammad Aamir has joined the Pakistan cricket team here after being found negative in two consecutive corona virus tests upon arrival in Britain . The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday confirmed that Aamir has joined the team after spending mandatory time in isolation. He was twice found to be corona virus negative during isolation. "Aamir left for Lahore from England on 24 July and lived in isolation for five days as per UK government guidelines and was found to be negative on two occasions during the trial," the PCB said in a statement on its website. Aamir, who has retired from Test cricket, will play in a series of three T20 matches against England which will be played at Old Trafford, Manchester from 28 August.
Pakistan's England tour will begin in Manchester from August 5 with a three-Test series. The PCB has also confirmed that the previously positive pacer Haris Rauf is now found to be negative and is expected to join the rest of the team in England soon. Cricket Board said, "Fast bowler Haris Rauf has also come negative in the second Kovid-19 test and is eligible to join the team in England. He was tested on Monday and Wednesday as per rules. "He is expected to leave this weekend." His travel plans will be shared when the time comes.