PCB expects determination from NCOC on restricted audiences for PSL 2021 fixtures

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Pakistan Cricket Board’s Chief Executive Wasim Khan. — AFP/File

KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) CEO Wasim Khan stated Monday that the  National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) was prone to make a  closing determination on having restricted viewers  for the matches of the  Pakistan Super League’s sixth-edition.

Khan, talking to The News, stated that the PCB held discussions with NCOC officers in the present day, whereas a choice on the restricted viewers’s matter was prone to be made on Thursday.

“We had a brief meeting with the NCOC today and expect a reply on our request by Thursday,” Khan stated.

The PCB officers, in in the present day’s assembly, briefed the NCOC about steps it’s going to take to make sure public well being and security if a restricted variety of followers are allowed to observe the motion reside.

Meanwhile, in keeping with a supply, the NCOC instructed the board that it’ll resolve on due diligence and dialogue with all stakeholders.

The PCB has sought permission to have spectators at 20% to 40% of the stadium’s complete capability in Lahore and Karachi, sources stated.

PSL’s sixth version is ready to begin on February 20. The first leg shall be performed in Karachi earlier than the event is shifted to Lahore for the second part.