PSL 2021 postponed after more players test positive for Covid-19

The rest of the 2021 Pakistan Super League has been delayed, following news on Thursday morning that three additional players had tried positive for Covid-19. The choice was taken after a crisis meeting between the PCB and the establishments. The three new cases on Thursday acquired the count of complete positives the competition air pocket to seven, of which six were players.

The PCB said that the choice to defer was taken “following a gathering with the group proprietors and considering the wellbeing and prosperity, everything being equal”. The board’s prompt following stage is to zero in on the “free from any danger section, everything being equal, and organize rehash PCR tests, antibodies and disengagement offices to the six taking part sides”. Fourteen out of the booked 34 matches in the competition have been finished.

The PCB had said the three latest cases are from two unique groups. They were tried on Wednesday evening subsequent to announcing side effects. The board said the new cases were not from any of the groups who played in Wednesday’s twofold header matches, which precludes players from Karachi Kings, Peshawar Zalmi, Multan Sultans or Quetta Gladiators.

The primary case announced by the PCB was on March 1, when Islamabad United’s Australian legspinner Fawad Ahmed tried positive for the infection hours before the twelfth match of the period. The next day, the PCB said that two all the more abroad players, alongside one neighborhood uphold staff part – Kamran Khan of Kings – had tried positive. It was subsequently uncovered by Gladiators’ Tom Banton on his Twitter handle that he was one of the individuals who were among the positive cases.

Before the deferment was declared, the PCB was thinking about dropping the Lahore leg of the period and playing all the matches in Karachi. The PCB had likewise offered each individual from the PSL bubble Covid-19 immunization shots in the event that they wish to take them.

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