Why PSL 6 has been postponed?

Why PSL 6 has been postponed?

Pakistan Super League (PSL) season six has been postponed due to rising cases of the COVID-19 among participants.

According to the details, following a meeting with the team owners and considering the health and wellbeing of all participants is uppermost, the PCB decided to postpone PSL 6 with immediate effect.

The decision was made after seven covid-19 cases were reported in the competition, which had started on 20 February.

It may be recalled that six players and one Staff member were quarantined after testing positive for the novel coronavirus.

The PCB had decided to test players after every three days since first case emerged in the league, whereas option of shifting the Lahore matches to Karachi was also under consideration by the PCB.

Meanwhile, PCB Chief Executive Wasim Khan, Director – Commercial and Babar Hamid, will hold a media conference at the National Stadium at 3pm to provide further updates.

Earlier, Karachi Kings player Dan Christine decided to withdraw from HBL PSL.

Karachi King’s President Wasim Akram was also advised to leave the team hotel by evening due to rising number of coronavirus cases among players.

The doctors of Wasim Akram advised him to quit from the Pakistan Super League (PSL) as the COVID-19 cases are rising among the players and officials involved in the league.