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Pakistan Cricket Board Yet To Receive Some Clarifications From The UAE Which May Lead To Postponement Of PSL 6

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Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the six franchise homeowners on Wednesday mentioned in a digital session the operational planning and supply of the remaining 20 Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL) matches, that are scheduled to be held within the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from June 1-20.

Following detailed discussions through which all potential eventualities had been reviewed and analyzed, it was unanimously agreed to attend till the shut of enterprise on Thursday (UAE time) earlier than a ultimate resolution on the internet hosting of the remaining matches is made.

Pakistan Cricket Board: PSL Trophy, PSL 2021
Pakistan Cricket Board: PSL Trophy (Picture Credit score: Twitter)

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Wants Clarifications From Related Authorities In UAE And If It’s Not Obtained, The Remaining Matches Will Be Postponed Once more

Pakistan Tremendous League 2021 which is in its sixth season had seen a surge of COVID-19 circumstances because the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) determined to halt and postpone the continuing match in March 2021. Solely 14 video games had been accomplished within the 34-match match. Fawad Ahmed and Tom Banton contracted the virus whereas Wahab Riaz and Darren Sammy breached the bio bubble protocols which led to the postponement of IPL 6.

England batsman Tom Banton tested positive for COVID-19 in Pakistan.
England batsman Tom Banton examined optimistic for COVID-19 in Pakistan. (Supply: Twitter/ Getty Pictures)

PCB Chief Govt Wasim Khan in an official launch mentioned: “In at this time’s on-line dialogue, we up to date the workforce homeowners that the PCB had been suggested that the PSL had acquired approvals from the related authorities within the UAE. Nevertheless, some clarifications on sure exemption requests are nonetheless awaited, that are anticipated at some stage on Thursday.”

“The workforce homeowners agreed that if we don’t obtain readability by Thursday afternoon, then they’ll haven’t any different choice however to request postponement of the remaining 20 matches. Within the meantime, we’ll proceed to liaise with the UAE authorities and the Emirates Cricket Board as they’re equally eager for the occasion to be held within the UAE,” he added.

Earlier, the Abu Dhabi authorities had given its nod to host the remaining fixtures of the Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL) within the Emirates.

PSL 2021 Will Resume In June

The governing physique Pakistan Cricket Board had mentioned final month that the PSL would resume on June 1 and the remaining 20 video games would happen in Karachi’s Nationwide Stadium, with the ultimate on June 20.

It was reported that each one six PSL franchises had requested the Pakistan Cricket Board to maneuver the match to the UAE, which additionally hosted final yr’s Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020. The profitable IPL T20 competitors of 2021 was suspended abruptly this week, triggered by a resurgence of the pandemic in India.

Pakistan Super League 2021
Pakistan Tremendous League 2021

Nevertheless, UAE authorities put ahead a situation that each one the contributors must be vaccinated towards Covid-19, which was reported by ESPNcricinfo. This possessed a problem to the PCB because the groups and broadcast crew to contain folks from all around the globe and every nation has its personal means of vaccination.

PSL six was postponed after a string of COVID-19 circumstances had been reported in March this yr. The match will now resume in June with the ultimate scheduled for June 20.

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