PSL 6 to go ahead as scheduled: PCB

Lahore, 2nd March: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced that the Sixth Edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) will go ahead as scheduled.

Baaghi TV: According to reports, two foreign cricketers and a member of the support staff tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday.

However, PCB announced that the 12th match of the PSL 6 between Islamabad United and Quetta Gladiators will be played as scheduled today at the National Stadium, Karachi at 7 pm.

One of the two foreign players was from Islamabad United who tested positive, while the other two names and teams were not identified by PCB’s media and communications director Sami Ul Hasan.

The total number of infected players is four now after leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed tested positive on Saturday. The scheduled match of Islamabad United against Quetta Gladiators on Monday was postponed to Tuesday (today).

According to reports, all four people who tested positive are in 10-day isolation.

A press release issued by the organisers stated, “Since yesterday (Monday) and apart from the rapid tests, a total of 244 PCR tests have been conducted to date, resulting in three positive tests. These individuals, including two foreign players and a local player support personnel, have been quarantined at a separate floor of the team hotel.”

The statement added, “Just under 300 people are inside the bubble, including players, support staff, families, owners, match officials and security officers, who will undergo repeat PCR tests on Thursday.”

In addition to these, 112 members of the broadcast crew and the National Stadium as well as PCB staff have also been tested.

Sami Ul Hasan announced that the match tonight will go ahead, and the testing of the players will continue every three days. He added that spectators will also continue to be allowed as per schedule.

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