The lingering matches of the sixth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL 6) are likely to recommence by 5th June. Distinctly, the extravaganza was lapped up after fourteen matches as it flagged multiple COVID protocol infringements.
Then, it was decided to recapitulate the event by 1st June in the National Stadium, Karachi. But, the retraction of the stakeholders of the six PSL franchises had pushed the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to look for a foreign venue. The board found none but the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as the fully fit destination to recommence the halting matches of the HBL PSL 6.
The board anticipated the clearance on a few exemptions from the UAE – As they are clear, the event is set to proceed onward. Notably, the players underwent a mandatory COVID test, and those who tested negative were seated in Karachi and Lahore hotels according to their nearby habitation.
Today, the players were meant to fly to the destination, but the logistical issues hint at a further delay in flights till Thursday. However, Ramiz Raja’s tweet cleared that the players are already on their way to the UAE.
In the meantime, the outlines suggest that although a few players are on their route to the venue, a few are still surmounted in the hotel. The induction for some players’ flight suspensions is the visa approval. As soon as these players get the green signal to fly, they will join their respective squads in Abu Dhabi.
PSL 6 tentative schedule
As per the divulgences, around 25 players are tarrying in Karachi and Lahore hotels. The pompous names include Sarfaraz Ahmed and Mohammad Hasnain of Quetta Gladiators. Notably, they might be clear to hop via chartered plans on Thursday. You can follow the expected old schedule here.
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