Former Pakistan cricket team opener Taufiq Umar has been found infected with the Corona virus. He is being quarantined in his home. He is the second Pakistani cricketer to be infected with Corona after former first-class cricketer Zafar Sarfaraz. Unfortunately, Sarfaraz could not win the battle against COVID-19 and he has lost the life battle last month. Earlier Majid Haq (Scotland) and Solo Nqweni (South Africa) have also been infected with Corona.
38-year-old Taufiq Omar said he had been tested positive for a corona virus infection, but his’ symptoms were not serious at all. After feeling a little sick last night, I got the test done at night itself, which resulted in positive results. I appeal to everyone to pray for my speedy recovery. ‘ Taufiq Umar
Taufiq Umar, who played as an opener in the Pakistan cricket team, was also a part time wicketkeeper. He also played in the historic series between India and Pakistan in the years 2004 and 2005. He made his intentions by scoring a debut century in his first Test match against Bangladesh in 2001.