The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday stated as many as 9 gamers, together with a couple of from the nationwide crew, and three officers breached its bio-secure bubble throughout the ongoing National T20 Cup in Rawalpindi. Livid on the violation of its COVID-19 protocols at a resort in Rawalpindi, the PCB stated any participant or official breaking the bio-bubble in future will face rapid expulsion from the event.
The PCB did not identify the gamers however in line with media studies, the violators embody Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Khurrum Manzoor, Muhammad Hafeez, Rashid Khan, Basit Ali, Kamran Akmal, Sohail Khan, Abdul Razzaq, Anwar Ali, Yasir Shah and Usman Shinwari.
PCB’s director of excessive efficiency centre, Nadeem Khan, referred to as it “utterly unacceptable”.
“The PCB is disturbed and disenchanted that some senior gamers and officers have breached the bio-secure bubble throughout the Nationwide T20 Cup. In doing so, they’ve put in danger the integrity of the event and well being and security of their colleagues.”
“That is utterly unacceptable to the PCB and following conferences with the involved gamers and their crew officers, it has been agreed there will likely be zero-tolerance for future breaches and people violating the protocols will likely be expelled from the continuing and future tournaments.”
He stated the gamers and officers should present accountability because the world is watching and worldwide cricket is “standing at our doorsteps”.
Their irresponsible actions can jeopardise all of the efforts of the PCB in organising occasions and alluring groups throughout these difficult occasions.
COVID assessments had been carried out on the 9 gamers however their studies returned detrimental. The 12 people took care of the bills incurred in conducting the assessments, moreover receiving warnings.
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