Scotland cricketer Majid Haq tests positive for coronavirus
By: Sports Desk |

Published: March 20, 2020 9:32:55 pm


Majid Haq final performed worldwide cricket within the 2015 World Cup. (File Photo/Reuters)

Scotland cricketer Majid Haq has examined positive for the Covid-19 virus, however he’s recovering, the 37-year-old worldwide cricketer of Pakistani descent introduced on Friday.

Haq, an off-spinner who performed 54 ODIs and 24 T20Is for Scotland between 2006 and 2015, mentioned he was being handled at Royal Alexandra Hospital within the Paisley space of Glasgow.

“Looking forward to potentially getting back home today after testing positive with Coronavirus. Staff at the RAH in Paisley have been good to me & thank you to everyone who has sent me messages of support. Insha Allah the Panther will be back to full health soon,” he tweeted.

There have been 322 confirmed instances of coronavirus in Scotland as of Friday, with six deaths recorded within the nation.

Haq final performed for Scotland on the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. He was Scotland’s all-time main wicket-taker in ODI cricket with 60 wickets till being handed in 2019 by quick bowler Safyaan Sharif. He continues to be lively in home cricket.

(With PTI inputs)

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