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Abhishek Singh ∙ Feb 20 2021, 4:41 PM | 2 Min Read

Drama ahead of PSL start, Wahab Riaz and Darren Sammy isolated after covid-19 scare

Hours before the start of the Pakistan Super League, the drama has surrounded the event as two members of the Peshwar Zalmi squad have been isolated after coming in contact with a covid-19 positive person. 

 The two members include one senior player and an official. Speaking on the issue, Pakistan Cricket Board said that it was unfortunate that such an incident happen. But they are also hopeful that within three days, the members would join the team bio-bubble after being declared covid-negative. 

“The PCB is disappointed that two members of one of the sides showed carelessness and violated the bio-secure bubble protocols by coming into contact with a person who was not part of the bubble,’ an official PCB press release said. 

Reiterating that the health and safety of all the individuals are the primary concerns of the PCB, it further said, “Pakistan Super League 6 is of paramount importance to the PCB and the event. All players, player support personnel, match officials and family members are once again reminded to diligently follow the PCB Covid-19 Protocols as the PCB will not allow anyone to affect the integrity and credibility of the tournament,” the PCB added in the release. 

In a separate matter, one of the PSL  players, who had been isolated tested, has now been tested positive for covid-19. He will now have to return three negative covid-19 tests before joining the bubble again. 

Both Zalmi and Qlanadars are set to start their PSL-6 journey by facing each other on Sunday, 21st February.

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