The Pakistan Cricket Board conducted the Corona Virus Test of all the players associated with the Pakistan Super League i.e. PSL and the rest of the support staff. On Tuesday 17 March, 128 people underwent corona virus test, which involved most players. On Thursday 19 March, the board confirmed that not a single PSL-linked person had been found infected with the corona virus.
According to the PCB, 128 COVID 19 tests have come negative. The PCB had summoned PSL players, support staff, mat officials, broadcasters and team owners on March 17 for a corona virus test, all negative. Earlier, 17 players of Multan Sultans team and support staff were taken tests, they have also been found to be negative. At the same time, 25 foreign players, support and match officials have already gone to their country, which has not been tested in Pakistan.
PCB Chief Wasim Khan has stated, “It was absolutely critical to the integrity and credibility of the Pakistan Super League and Pakistan Cricket Board that all players, support personnel, broadcasters and match officials, who chose to remain in Pakistan till the end of the tournament , They were found negative in the COVID test. ” He further added, “PCB will continue to take precautionary measures to better protect the health of its employees.”
Let the Pakistan Cricket Board postpone the fifth season of PSL on Tuesday. The PCB decided to call off the Pakistan Super League just hours before the semi-finals and the final. However, before this, the PSL was held in the empty stadium till the day, but then the foreign players decided to leave Pakistan. In such a situation, PCB had announced to close the league in view of health security.