The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday mentioned as many as 9 gamers, together with just a few from the nationwide workforce, and three officers breached its bio-secure bubble throughout the ongoing Nationwide T20 Cup in Rawalpindi.
Livid on the violation of its COVID-19 protocols at a resort in Rawalpindi, the PCB mentioned any participant or official breaking the bio-bubble in future will face speedy expulsion from the event.
The PCB did not title 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 high-performance centre, Nadeem Khan, known as it “utterly unacceptable”.
“The PCB is disturbed and disillusioned 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 workforce officers, it has been agreed there shall be zero-tolerance for future breaches and people violating the protocols shall be expelled from the continued and future tournaments.”
He mentioned the gamers and officers should present duty 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 unfavourable.
The 12 people took care of the bills incurred in conducting the assessments, moreover receiving warnings.