Pakistan Super League (PSL 6) has been after 7 COVID-19 positive cases.
Pakistan Super League PSL 6 has been postponed “with immediate effect” after seven people participating in the tournament-tested positive for Covid-19, announced Pakistan Cricket Board PCB on Thursday.
As many as seven players and one support staff official have so far tested positive for the COVID-19 which led to question marks over PCB’s bio-secure bubble arrangements and reservations from foreign players.
The decision has been taken by the PCB considering the health and wellbeing of all participants in the tournament.
“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 HBL Pakistan Super League 6 with immediate effect. The decision was made after seven cases were reported in the competition, which had started on 20 February,” the cricket body said in a press release.
Furthermore, PCB Chief Executive Wasim Khan and Commercial Director Babar Hamid will hold a press conference to give more details at 3 pm.
📢 HBL PSL 6 POSTPONED— PakistanSuperLeague (@thePSLt20) March 4, 2021
PCB Chief Executive Wasim Khan, Director – Commercial and Babar Hamid, will hold a media conference at the National Stadium at 3pm to provide further updates.
Tom Banton of Quetta Gladiators and Islamabad United’s Fawad Ahmed and Lewis Gregory were among the players who tested positive.