PSL suffers setback before play-offs stage
The efforts of Pakistan Cricket Board to finish the Pakistan Super League have obtained setbacks because of the unavailability of some extra abroad gamers forward of the play-offs matches as a result of COVID-19 associated journey restrictions.
The PCB is holding the 4 remaining play-off matches and the summit conflict this weekend and the subsequent week in Karachi.
However for the primary time because the PSL was launched in 2016, former West Indian captain Darren Sammy, who has one of many main faces of the league, just isn’t obtainable to play for his franchise.
Sammy, who has additionally captained Zalmi, is not going to be flying to Karachi due to COVID-19 associated journey points. New Zealand’s Mitchell McClenaghan has additionally pulled out as a result of his nation’s journey pointers.
McClenaghan, who represented Karachi Kings, is not going to play the matches to be held on November 14, 15 and 17 in Karachi.
A well-informed supply mentioned that the franchises have been dealing with difficulties find replacements because of the issues posed by journey restrictions.
The PSL franchises have already misplaced service of main English gamers as a result of their nation’s white-ball sequence in South Africa whereas James Vince of England and Bangladesh’s Mahmudullah additionally pulled out after testing optimistic for the virus.
The PCB additionally confirmed yet another COVID-19 optimistic case and mentioned the involved particular person has been shifted to an isolation room within the group resort whereas the remainder of his group members had examined unfavorable.