- PCB chief Ehsan Mani admitted there’s lack of communication between franchises and cricket board, says Nadeem Omar
- Quetta Gladiators proprietor calls on PCB to make sure higher sports activities services for gamers
- Quetta Gladiators proprietor says revival of membership cricket essential
KARACHI: Quetta Gladiators proprietor Nadeem Omar stated Wednesday that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) was 90% accountable for the failure of the Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL) 6 bio-secure bubble.
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The PSL was abruptly postponed earlier this month after it emerged that gamers and officers a part of the bio-secure bubble had examined constructive for the virus.
The event’s postponement result in disappointment and anger amongst followers who questioned the PCB administration’s dealing with of the bio-secure bubble at a time when sports activities actions across the globe have been immensely impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
“[PCB Chairman] Ehsan Mani has admitted there is lack of communication between the board and franchises,” stated Omar, chatting with journalist Yahya Hussaini on his present Rating.
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Omar stated the PCB was “90% to blame for the failure of the bio-secure bubble”.
Throughout the present, he additionally referred to as for the revival of membership cricket in Pakistan.
“The pillar for cricket in Pakistan is grassroots cricket and [the pillar for grassroots cricket] is club cricket,” he stated, including: “Both school cricket and club cricket.”
Shedding gentle on the dismal state of affairs of the infrastructure for cricket in Pakistan, Omar stated former nationwide group captain Sarfaraz Ahmed is pressured to journey from his home to Karachi’s Do Talwar space to work out within the health club.
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“He then goes from Do Talwar to the KCCA to practice,” lamented Omar. “So [this is why] such a big city, that has in the past given you such excellent players, is not producing them any more,” he added.
The Quetta Gladiators proprietor stated the identical was the case for Lahore, the place apply services for cricketers have been scarce.
“I would encourage the new PCB setup to revive club cricket in Pakistan,” he reiterated.
Acknowledging that Quetta Gladiators was unable to type a formidable group for PSL 6, Omar stated the franchise will “soon hunt for players” for the Gladiators.
The Gladiators have didn’t impress within the PSL version up to now, successful solely a single match out of the 5 fixtures they performed.
Quetta Gladiators are positioned on the backside of the desk with solely two factors, and a internet run charge of -0.936.