Pakistan Super League postponed with immediate effect due to COVID-19 outbreak | Cricket News – Times of India


KARACHI: The ongoing Pakistan Super League was on Thursday postponed with immediate effect after three extra cricketers examined constructive for COVID-19, taking the whole quantity of instances within the T20 occasion to seven.
“Following a gathering with the workforce house owners and contemplating the well being and wellbeing of all members is paramount, the Pakistan Cricket Board has determined to postpone the HBL Pakistan Super League 6 with immediate effect,” the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) mentioned in an announcement.
“The decision was made after seven cases were reported in the competition, which had started on 20 February.”
The home T20 event has been rocked by a sequence of COVID-19 instances with the governing physique confirming on Thursday that three unnamed gamers from two completely different groups examined constructive for the illness.
Only 14 video games had been accomplished within the 34-match event.
The PCB mentioned it “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.”
England batsman Tom Banton had earlier claimed that he was one of the 2 international gamers who examined constructive for COVID-19 and has been put underneath isolation.
PCB Director of Media Sami-ul Hasan Burney on Tuesday mentioned that two international gamers and one member of the assist workers had examined constructive for the virus.
This was after Australian leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed examined constructive on Monday.
Burney had not named the 2 gamers and the assist workers member.
PCB Chief Executive Wasim Khan, Director–Commercial Babar Hamid, will maintain a media convention on the National Stadium later within the day to present additional updates, the assertion mentioned.

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