After the England players have passed the medical test, now the Rawalpindi Test has been confirmed to be played from Thursday i.e. from today itself.
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Big news has come out regarding the Rawalpindi Test between Pakistan and England. This test match will now be played at its scheduled time. Earlier there was news that the timing of the test could be changed. But after the players of England have passed the medical test, now it has been confirmed to be played from Thursday itself.
Please tell that on reaching Pakistan, 14 players of the England team had fallen ill due to the virus. His health had deteriorated so much that it was difficult to even get on the field, after which the Pakistan Cricket Board and the England Cricket Board were considering extending the schedule of the Test match by one day i.e. till Friday.
England players test on Thursday morning
Rawalpindi test is starting from today. For this, the medical test of English players was done on Thursday morning, in which all of them passed. Let us tell you that England had announced its playing XI 48 hours before the Test match, in which there is a possibility of change. Changes are possible in England’s playing XI before the match after the results of the medical test of the players are out.
The ECB has informed the PCB that they are in a position to field an XI, and, as such, the first #PAKvENG Test will commence as per schedule today (Thursday, 1 December) at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium.
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) December 1, 2022
There was suspense till a day before the Test match started
There was suspense till a day before the commencement of the Rawalpindi test. But then PCB and ECB together decided that they will wait till 7.30 am on Thursday morning, after that they will reach a conclusion. Earlier, his intention was to start the Test match with a delay of 24 hours. That is, instead of Thursday, the competition would have started from Friday. But, when the results of the players’ medical test came out better on Thursday morning, both the boards decided to start the match on time.