The venue and schedule of the rest of the PSL 2021 matches will depend on the situation of the coronavirus in Pakistan. In Pakistan, Covid-19 cases have been soaring over the past two months.
On Friday, the Pakistan Cricket Commission (PCB) officially approached the Emirates Cricket Commission (ECB) and held the remaining matches of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2021 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). PSL 6 is postponed to March after multiple bio bubbles violations and 7 positive COVID-19 cases.
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The tournament resumes on June 1, and the finals are schedule on June 20, but the dates and venues of the rest of the game will change depending on the situation of the coronavirus.
The original plan was for all teams to gather in Karachi by May 23rd and begin the mandatory 7-day quarantine before the remaining 16 league matches from June 2nd, but 6 single franchises PCB will resume play in the UAE.
The UAE opened an IPL in the Covid pandemic last year. Pakistan’s National Command Center of Operations (NCOC) has also requested the board of directors to avoid play in Karachi, as the situation for Covid-19 in Korea is deteriorating.
We took several factors into account and held a mutually productive meeting. The UAE has emerged as a priority, but many challenges remain to be addressed in the next few days. PCB Chief Executive WasimKhan says: The PCB will perform a detailed financial and risk assessment and cost analysis before reporting to the franchise, and the franchise will review the venue’s decision before it is confirmed, PCB says.
The entire Pakistani Super League season was going to start in Pakistan for the first time this year. Coronavirus case surge Until the T20 League postpone, only 14 PSL 6 games were playd from February 20th to March 3rd.