The rest of the 2021 Pakistan Super League has been deferred, 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 all out 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 quick subsequent stage is to zero in on the “free from any and all harm section, everything being equal, and orchestrate rehash PCR tests, immunizations and disconnection offices to the six taking an interest sides”. Fourteen out of the planned 34 matches in the competition have been finished.
The PCB had said the three latest cases are from two distinct groups. They were tried on Wednesday evening in the wake of 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 main case revealed 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 reported, the PCB was thinking about dropping the Lahore leg of the period and playing all the matches in Karachi. The PCB had additionally offered each individual from the PSL bubble Covid-19 immunization shots on the off chance that they wish to take them.