PCB postpones HBL PSL 2020
The semi-finals and finals of the league will be rescheduled
The Pakistan Cricket Board has been postponed to the HBL Pakistan Super League 2020. New dates for both the league semi-finals and finals will be announced later. The decision was made a few days ago after a player left Pakistan after symptoms of coronavirus appeared. The screening of the said player will be completed soon.
As a responsible body, the PCB has made all arrangements for the test of all players, sports staff, match officials, franchise owners and production crews in the squad of the four semi-final teams. The PCB has advised all persons to refrain from traveling till they receive a test report.
Waseem Khan, Chief Executive PCB:
Chief Executive PCB Waseem Khan says the decision was made after a foreign player showed the symptoms of the Corona virus.
Sim Khan said that all persons in the PCB league will be provided facilities for conducting the test.
He said that this situation is changing with each passing day. In this regard, PCB is closely examining all the situation. Waseem Khan said that PCB is in touch with all relevant agencies in this regard.
He noted that the PCB has been regularly checking fever from players with thermal guns, officials and media representatives, taking precautionary measures on matches and non-matches.
The chief executive said that PCB believes it is the best time to postpone the event and before that all team owners have taken different decisions including consultation with the owners of closed doors, giving players the option of giving up. , Changing the dates of the event and shortening the tournament days.
“Of course, this decision has been taken in consultation with the owners of all the teams,” he said.
Waseem Khan said that PCB will continue to play its part by using its influence as part of a government campaign to raise awareness and cope with this outbreak. Things will come back to normal and we will bring back the cricket for the fans.
PCB has suspended all its domestic tournaments and cricket activities.