Peshawar Zalmi cricketer Sherfane Rutherford on Friday bid a tragic farewell to PSL 2021 followers after the league was postponed a day earlier.
The PCB introduced that it was suspending the PSL 2021 a day earlier, after the quantity of people that examined constructive within the bio-secure bubble rose to seven.
Saying that leaving the PSL incomplete wasn’t a simple resolution for him, Rutherford nonetheless confused on the significance of following coronavirus security procedures.
“Goodbye Pakistan with some beautiful memories. I will come back and play my role in making my team @PeshawarZalmi the champion,” he tweeted.
A day earlier, the PCB broke the information to followers — which was acquired by tens of millions of cricket followers with with dismay — that the PSL 6 was being postponed following an increase in COVID-19 circumstances.
“Following a meeting with the team owners and considering the health and wellbeing of all participants is paramount, the Pakistan Cricket Board has decided to postpone the Pakistan Super League 6 with immediate effect,” a statement by the board had said.
It had said that the decision was made after seven cases were reported in the competition, which had started on 20 February.
The PCB, as an immediate step, said would focus on the safe and secure passage of all participants, and arrange repeat PCR tests, vaccines and isolation facilities to the six participating sides.
Some of the players have reportedly started going back to their countries, while arrangements have been made to get officials vaccinated against the coronavirus.
PCB Chief Executive Wasim Khan had held a media conference on Thursday at the National Stadium to discuss the tournament’s postponement.
He had said that the board had to put the PSL on hold as the administration had not “effectively” been capable of implement the usual working procedures required for a bio safe bubble.