The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had conducted COVID-19 tests on the players, support staff, match officials, broadcasters and team owners on 17 March, after a foreign player showed symptoms had all returned as negative, confirmed on Thursday.
According to the board, the Multan Sultans underwent 17 COVID-19 tests on Monday, March 16, which were also negative.
PCB Chief Executive Wasim Khan said, “It was essential for the integrity and credibility of the HBL Pakistan Super League and the Pakistan Cricket Board that all players, support staff, broadcasters and officials of the match, those who had decided to stay until the end of the tournament, tested negative for COVID-19. ”
“In this background, the PCB is pleased with the outcome of the results and happy that all these players and officials have rejoined their families without any health and safety doubts or concerns,” Khan said.
He added that “I urge cricket fans and followers to exercise absolute caution and value there as well as others’ wellbeing, The PCB prays normalcy returns quickly to our society so that playing fields can once again witness resumption of healthy activities.”
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02 April, 2020