Due to Increasing the number of cases in the country. For safety from Corona Virus Risk: 14 Foreign Players Withdrew From PSL.
Corona virus cases have also surfaced in Pakistan, as in the whole world, Corona Virus Risk: Players Withdrew PSL. After the offer of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), to the foreign players if some some want to leave event. 14 foreign players and a coach and trainer have decided to left the Pakistan Super League (PSL) immediately.
A spokesman for the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) confirmed that to the foreign players have been given options by the board. They can withdraw from the tournament if they wish.
Spokesman also said that we are currently investigating the situation. We are in touch with all the franchisees as soon as any matter comes up. The rises matter will informed to the media.
According to reports, PCB officials met with foreign players and briefed them about the spread of Corona virus worldwide. Informed them about precautionary measures and measures taken in this regard.
The PCB said that the PSL was running as per schedule and today’s match is also being held without any delay.
How Many People Withdraw The PSL
The Pakistan Cricket Board has confirmed that 10 foreign players have so far announced not to participate in the rest matches of the Pakistan Super League and their names are as follows.
According to a PCB statement, PSL team Islamabad United three players and a trainer Rutgers decided to return to their home. The board has offered them all the facilities required.
There is very important thing that Islamabad United have to play a crucial match against Karachi where they will be dominated by key players such as Lunick Runner and Colin Monroe who have been central part of United’s win.
Teams Who Misses Their Players and Other Staff
1- Peshawar Zalmi
Most Popular Team of PSL will be suffered in balance league because seven people are leaving them as bellow list.
Liam Livingston, Liam Dawson, Tom Benton, Carlos Braithwaite, Louis Gregory and James Foster (coaches).
2- Islamabad United
Second team who will be effected after their players and staff decided to not continue in league is Islamabad United. The name of people withdraw from the PSL are in bellow list.
Lincoln Runner, Colin Monroe, Dale Steyn, David Milan and Trainer Rutgers
3- Multan Sultan
At top standing team on the Point Table Multan Sultan will continue their upcoming matches without below players.
Riley Roche and James Vince
4- Quetta Gladiators
Champion defending team of the PSL have already trouble in this season and they are in last in the point table. From Quetta Gladiators team also two players are decided to leave Pakistan Super League.
Jason Rowe and Time Mills
5- Karachi Kings
The team Karachi Kings will not much face any trouble because from their bunch only one player is leaving.
6- Lahore Qalanders
The Luckiest team of the tournament Lahore Qalandars who even did not qualify for the play off matches in past four editions. Now in the current season five 2020 they played some sparking cricket and they are number three in the point table. They are also might be the fortunate team who will not lost any player from his squad. All players and the other staff decided to continue till end the compilation of Pakistan Super League.
Under the rules of the league, all teams will be allowed to include replacement players in their own team, which will be approved by the event’s technical committee.
The Pakistan Cricket Board said that they would continue to assess the situation and make appropriate decisions after consulting the team owners.
All over the world sports and business events are spoiling due to Corona virus attack. In the reaction of this and the safety measures of Corona Virus Risk: 14 Foreign Players Withdrew From PSL the Cricket League of Pakistan.
Today PCB and all team owners have realized their responsibility and allowed all players to leave the league at their own discretion because the confidence and trust of the players is the most important for the PCB.