The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) warned gamers and officers of expulsion in the event that they breach COVID-19 protocols after 12 folks violated the “bio-secure bubble” on the ongoing National Twenty20 Cup in Rawalpindi.
Nine gamers and three officers examined unfavorable for the coronavirus after they had been discovered to have hung out outdoors the bubble space close to their lodge.
The folks, recognized solely as senior gamers and officers, acquired warnings and had been made to pay for the exams, the board stated in an announcement.
“They have put at risk the integrity of the tournament and, health and safety of their colleagues,” PCB director of excessive efficiency Nadeem Khan stated within the assertion, including that the board was “disturbed and disappointed.”
“This is completely unacceptable to the PCB and following meetings with the concerned players and their team officials, it has been agreed there will be zero-tolerance for future breaches, and those violating the protocols will be expelled from the ongoing and future tournaments.”
Pakistan is scheduled to host Zimbabwe for 3 one-day internationals and as many Twenty20 matches in Rawalpindi and Lahore in a limited-overs sequence beginning on Oct. 30.
“I expect the players and officials to show responsibility as the world is watching and international cricket is standing at our doorsteps,” Nadeem stated.
“Their irresponsible actions can put into jeopardy all the efforts of the PCB in organising and inviting sides during these challenging COVID-19 times.”