PSL 2021 postponed after six players test positive

Lahore (NUT Desk) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced to postpone the sixth edition of the Pakistan Super League for an indefinite period after several players tested COVID-19 positive.

The PCB, in a statement, said that following a meeting with the team owners and considering the health and wellbeing of all participants is paramount, it has been decided to postpone the PSL 6 with immediate effect

The decision was made after seven cases were reported in the competition, which had started 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 hold a media conference at the National Stadium at 3pm to provide further updates in this regard.

COVID-19 vaccination

The PCB has made arrangement s for the vaccination of the officials and players at the hotel. According to details, Chinese Sinopharm vaccine being offered to nearly 300  officials associated with the PSL.

SOP violations

The PCB has been blamed for failing to ensure a secure environment during the tournament as there were numerous violations of the bio-secure bubble.