PSL 2021 postponed after six gamers take a look at constructive

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KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has introduced to postpone the sixth version of the Pakistan Super League for an indefinite interval after a number of gamers examined COVID-19 constructive.

The PCB, in a press release, stated that following a gathering with the staff homeowners and contemplating the well being and wellbeing of all individuals is paramount, it has been determined to postpone the PSL 6 with fast impact

The determination was made after seven instances have been reported within the competitors, which had began on 20 February.

“The PCB, as an immediate step, will focus on the safe and secure passage of all participants, and arrange repeat PCR tests, vaccines and isolation facilities to the six participating sides,” it added.

PCB Chief Executive Wasim Khan will maintain a media convention on the National Stadium at 3pm to supply additional updates on this regard.

COVID-19 vaccination

The PCB has made association s for the vaccination of the officers and gamers on the resort. 

According to particulars, Chinese Sinopharm vaccine being provided to nearly 300  officers related to the PSL.

SOP violations

The PCB has been blamed for failing to make sure a safe surroundings throughout the match as there have been quite a few violations of the bio-secure bubble.

Talking to Geo News, senior sports activities journalist, Abdul Majid Bhatti stated that there have been plenty of incidents that have been highlighted because the PSL began on February 20.

“The lifts in the hotel where the teams were staying were also used by others as well,” he stated.

Syed Yahya Hussaini, anchor Geo News programme, stated that the PCB couldn’t keep the requirements that have been anticipated from it.

Referring to the Peshawar Zalmi incident, when the board allowed Wahab Riaz and Darren Sammy to reintegrate after they breached the protocols, Hussaini stated the PCB didn’t permit Mohammad Hafeez to enter the bubble (for the South Africa sequence) however permitted Zalmi gamers.

Lahore Qalandars CEO Atif Rana termed the postponement of the PSL as “terrible news”.

“Even before the league started we were of the opinion that the league should be postponed given the on-going pandemic situation. Unfortunately, the PCB said that we should continue with the plan and other franchises supported the idea.”

Rana added that it’s now very tough to discover a window to play the remaining matches.

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