Former Pakistan opener Taufeeq Umar tests positive for COVID-19

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Karachi Previous Pakistan opener Taufeeq Umar has tried positive for COVID-19 however he said his "side effects are not under any condition serious".

Karachi Previous Pakistan opener Taufeeq Umar has tried positive for COVID-19 however he said his "side effects are not under any condition serious". 


The 38-year-old is the fourth cricketer to be tainted with the coronavirus after Majid Haq (Scotland), Zafar Sarfraz (Pakistan) and Solo Nqweni (South Africa). 


"I got myself tried the previous evening subsequent to feeling a little debilitated the previous evening, and the outcome came positive. My manifestations are not in the slightest degree extreme," Umar told Geo News."I have disconnected myself at home. I advance to everybody to appeal to God for my quick recuperation," included the batsman. 


Umar played 44 Tests and 12 ODIs, scoring 2963 and 504 runs separately for Pakistan. 


His last game for Pakistan was in 2014, a Test against New Zealand in Dubai.

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