The Pakistan Super League’s sixth edition has been postponed till further notice as three more players tested positive for COVID-19. With this development, the total tally has jumped to seven so far.
The PSL’s organising committee will hold a virtual press conference with the franchise owners and management later in the day. Furthermore, all teams will go through a fresh series of tests.
PCB’s CEO Wasim Khan and Director Commercial and Babar Hamid, will hold a media conference at the National Stadium Karachi at 3pm to provide further updates.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has given overseas players the option to leave the tournament. Australia’s Dan Christian, who was playing for the Karachi Kings, has already decided to exit the event.
According to details, seven players and one support staff official had tested positive for the virus which led to question marks over PCB’s bio-secure bubble arrangements and reservations from foreign players.
Quetta Gladiators’ Tom Banton and Islamabad United’s Fawad Ahmed and Lewis Gregory were among the players who tested positive.
More to follow