Cricketers also shared their thoughts on the social media website
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to postpone the ongoing sixth edition of the HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL), after multiple positive Covid-19 cases.
According to details, seven players and one support staff official had tested positive for the virus which led to question marks over PCB’s bio-secure bubble arrangements and reservations from foreign players.
“Following a meeting with the team owners and considering the health and wellbeing of all participants is paramount, the Pakistan Cricket Board has decided to postpone the HBL Pakistan Super League 6 with immediate effect. The decision was made after seven cases were reported in the competition, which had started on February 20,” the PCB said in a statement.
“The PCB, as an immediate step, will focus on the safe and secure passage of all participants, and arrange repeat PCR tests, vaccines and isolation facilities to the six participating sides,” the statement added.
Here is how Twitter reacted:
Sad news about #PSL6 Everyone stay safe— Mohammad Hafeez (@MHafeez22) March 4, 2021
Ya Allah humary psl ko kis ke nazar laga de 😭😭😭— Shadab Khan (@76Shadabkhan) March 4, 2021
PSL postponed indefinitely. Another cruel reminder of the times we are living in. #COVID is still here. And we must appreciate whenever we get to see Live sport....and respect the protocols.— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) March 4, 2021
Nazar lag gi kisi ki humri PSL ko 😢— Hassan Ali 🇵🇰 (@RealHa55an) March 4, 2021
Extremely sad how PSL 6 had to end! A lot to talk about... A lot to say but let's just absorb this first and when the stakeholders keeps them above any authority and rules then these kind of things are bound to happen. #PSL6— Sawera Pasha (@sawerapasha) March 4, 2021
To all the irresponsible players & managements, thank you for ruining the whole tournament PSL 6 for us.— Ihtisham Ul Haq (@iihtishamm) March 4, 2021
PSL 6, our only source of happiness and excitement these days, has been postponed. pic.twitter.com/KaQSNi3gQc— Ahsan. 🇵🇰 (@imPakistaniLAD) March 4, 2021
“PSL 6 is postponed”— Rukhsar✨ (@syeda_rukhi) March 4, 2021
Everyone on Twitter 😭 pic.twitter.com/42WcwL7qLI
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