PSL 2021: Daren Sammy, Wahab Riaz Get Quarantine Concession Despite Protocol Breach

PSL 2021: Wahab Riaz and Daren Sammy had been required to endure three-day quarantine.© AFP




Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) allowed Peshawar Zalmi captain Wahab Riaz and coach Daren Sammy to affix the aspect after testing unfavourable for the coronavirus following a Covid-19 protocol breach on Friday. PCB relaxed the three-day quarantine interval that the board introduced earlier for the duo. Riaz and Sammy had been required to endure the quarantine in addition to return two unfavourable checks inside that timeframe with a 48-hour hole earlier than being allowed to be with their teammates, in accordance with the board’s protocols.

Covid-19 checks had been performed the identical night time after which on Saturday, and each units had been unfavourable. Following this, the 2 had been allowed to affix the group forward of their PSL 2021 opener in opposition to Lahore Qalandars on Sunday, ESPNcricinfo quoted a PCB official as saying.

Following this, the 2 had been allowed to affix the group forward of their PSL 2021 opener in opposition to Lahore Qalandars on Sunday.

“A participant and an official of the aspect taking part within the Pakistan Tremendous League 2021 have been allowed to enter the bio-secure bubble after their aspect’s attraction was accepted by the Occasion Technical Committee on Sunday morning. This implies the 2 people can now combine with their aspect and take part in group actions,” the board mentioned in a press release on Sunday.

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On Saturday, PCB confirmed {that a} participant from a franchise that includes within the PSL examined constructive for Covid-19.

Earlier this week, the PCB had urged the gamers, gamers’ help personnel, and match officers that includes within the PSL to religiously comply with the bio-secure and PCB’s COVID-19 protocols to make sure the well being and security of all members in addition to the integrity of the 34-match occasion.

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