- PCB says that 112 gamers have gotten themselves vaccinated in opposition to coronavirus.
- Gamers which have taken the vaccine jab embody Muhammad Amir, Sohail Tanvir, Sarfraz Ahmed, Umer Gul, Umpire Ahsan Raza and others.
- Report says some feminine relations of the PSL franchise house owners had been additionally among the many individuals who obtained vaccinated in opposition to COVID-19.
KARACHI: Near 190 gamers and officers have refused to get themselves vaccinated in opposition to the coronavirus, a cricketer advised The Information.
The Pakistani cricketer advised the publication that the gamers weren’t satisfied about taking the vaccine which is why they refused.
He, nevertheless, added that 112 gamers did get themselves vaccinated. A number of the gamers that agreed to take the vaccine jab included Muhammad Amir, Sohail Tanvir, Sarfraz Ahmed, Umer Gul, Umpire Ahsan Raza and others.
The participant, who spoke to the publication on the situation of anonymity, claimed that a minimum of 4 overseas gamers and officers, together with Australian gamers Ben Slicing and Chirs Lynn and Jason Pilgrim, additionally obtained vaccinated.
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The information of the 112 gamers getting vaccinated was additionally confirmed by the PCB and well being officers.
“As many as 112 players, officials and organizers of different PSL franchises were vaccinated against COVID-19 at a vaccination centre established at a private hotel in Karachi,” an official of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) advised The Information.
As per the report some feminine relations of the PSL franchise house owners had been additionally among the many individuals who obtained vaccinated in opposition to COVID-19.
Sindh Well being Division officers mentioned they’d arrange a vaccination centre at a personal resort the place a lot of the groups and officers had been staying.
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The PSL was suspended on Thursday after seven gamers examined constructive for coronavirus.
The Twenty20 competitors, which began on February 20, was placed on maintain “with immediate effect”, a PCB assertion mentioned.
“The decision was made after seven cases were reported in the competition,” the PCB mentioned.
The PCB “will focus on the safe and secure passage of all participants, and arrange repeat PCR tests, vaccines and isolation facilities to the six participating sides”, it added.
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The seven gamers included Australian spinner Fawad Ahmed, England´s Tom Banton and Mohammad Faizan, who represents Lahore.
Australian all-rounder Daniel Christian withdrew from the competitors over fears of catching the virus and deliberate to fly out on Thursday.
“It’s a tough day for Pakistan cricket,” the PCB’s chief govt Wasim Khan advised a press convention.
“We will try to find a window to complete the remaining matches before the end of the year.”
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