England confronted extra visa troubles after they returned to India following a mid-series break within the United Arab Emirates as Rehan Ahmed was stopped at Hirasar airport in Rajkot.
According the Sportstar the legspinner didn’t have the proper paperwork to enter India and was held on the airport till an answer was confirmed.
Rehan was initially issued a single-entry visa which he used to reach in India forward of the primary two assessments however England’s sojurn to Abu Dhabi meant that his paperwork was outdated on his return to the nation. He was stopped from leaving the airport in Rajkot however the delay was short-lived as an emergency visa was rapidly offered.
Local authorities sorted a short-term visa for Rehan and England are assured that the difficulty can be absolutely resolved within the subsequent 24 hours and the proper paperwork can be obtained.
The challenge comes simply weeks after Shoaib Bashir’s arrival in India was additionally delayed as a result of late issuing of his visa, which resulted in him lacking the primary Test in Hyderabad. Bashir, who has Pakistani heritage, needed to return to the UK to get his visa stamped in individual and arrived in India on January twenty eighth.
Like Bashir, Rehan is of Pakistani heritage, however had no preliminary bother coming into the nation due to a visa he had secured in October as a part of England’s 50-over World Cup squad.
“The England team has been advised to process the visa again which will be happening in the next two days,” a BCCI official was quoted as saying within the Hindustan Times. “The player was allowed to enter the country with the rest of the team and he will be appearing in practice on Tuesday.”
Rehan has performed in each take a look at matches within the sequence to this point, taking eight wickets at 36.37 and scoring 70 runs at 17.80 and with Jack Leach lacking for the rest of the sequence the 19-year-old is ready to play a giant position within the subsequent three video games.