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Entire England cricket squad in isolation after seven test positive for Covid

England's Tom Curran (4L) celebrates dismissing Sri Lanka's Chamika Karunaratne during the third one-day international (ODI) between England and Sri Lanka at Bristol County Ground in south-west England on July 4, 2021. (Photo by Geoff Caddick / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. NO ASSOCIATION WITH DIRECT COMPETITOR OF SPONSOR, PARTNER, OR SUPPLIER OF THE ECB (Photo by GEOFF CADDICK/AFP via Getty Images)

England‘s plans for the ODI series against Pakistan have been thrown into chaos after three players and four staff members tested positive for COVID-19. England have named an entire new squad for the series which starts on Thursday. Ben Stokes will be the stand-in captain, with nine uncapped players picked in a squad of 18.