The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday stated as many as 9 avid gamers, together with a couple of from the nationwide group, and 3 officers breached its bio-secure bubble throughout the continuing Nationwide T20 Cup in Rawalpindi.
Livid on the violation of its COVID-19 protocols at a resort in Rawalpindi, the PCB stated any participant or legitimate breaking the bio-bubble in long term will face quick expulsion from the event.
The PCB did not identify the avid gamers however consistent with media stories, the violators come with 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 “totally unacceptable”.
“The PCB is disturbed and upset that some senior avid gamers and officers have breached the bio-secure bubble throughout the Nationwide T20 Cup. In doing so, they have got put in danger the integrity of the event and well being and protection in their colleagues.
“That is totally unacceptable to the PCB and following conferences with the involved avid gamers and their group officers, it’s been agreed there might be zero-tolerance for long term breaches and the ones violating the protocols might be expelled from the continuing and long term tournaments.”
He stated the avid gamers and officers will have to display duty as the arena is gazing and global cricket is “status at our doorsteps”.
Their irresponsible movements can jeopardise all of the efforts of the PCB in setting up occasions and welcoming groups throughout those difficult occasions.
COVID exams have been carried out at the 9 avid gamers however their stories returned unfavourable.
The 12 people took care of the bills incurred in undertaking the exams, but even so receiving warnings.