Even before the start of Pakistan Super League 6, one player has contracted the corona virus while another player and an official have been quarantined in Karachi on Saturday for violating the epidemic rules. According to the French news agency AFP, the Pakistan Cricket Board said in a statement that “the corona test of a franchise player who was in isolation has been confirmed to be positive”. “The player will remain in quarantine for the next 10 days and will have to undergo two Corona Tests to qualify.” The Pakistan Cricket Board has not identified the player. In addition, another player and official has been quarantined for three days for violating the rules. The two came in contact with a man outside the PSL’s BioSecure bubble on Friday. According to the PCB, “these players and officials will now be in quarantine for three days and under the re-entry protocols, they will have to undergo two code negative tests in order to enter the bio-secure bubble.” The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said in a statement that it was “disappointed” that the two men violated the BioSecure bubble protocols.
“Earlier, it was emphasized that the safety of PSL players and officials is our top priority.”
It may be recalled that the Pakistan Super League festival is starting in Karachi from Saturday and will continue till March 22 in Karachi and Lahore.
Teams from six franchises are participating in the PS, with the Karachi Kings defending their title in the event.
For this event, the Pakistan Cricket Board has allowed 20% of the spectators to watch the match in the stadium.