Former skipper Shahid Afridi has criticised the Pakistan Cricket Board for suspending PSL 6 as a result of COVID-19 scare among the many franchises, saying the deferment proved that PCB didn’t have a plan B to fall again upon. Talking at a operate in Lahore on Wednesday, Afridi mentioned that the Pakistan Tremendous League mustn’t have been postponed.
“The PSL is a really huge model of Pakistan and Pakistan cricket and it’s unlucky that the PCB didn’t seem to have a plan B for this essential occasion,” he mentioned.
“Nevertheless it seems they didn’t have a plan B when the COVID-19 instances have been detected amongst some gamers and officers and that is stunning to me. The postponement didn’t ship out a very good message,” he mentioned.
Nadeem Omar, proprietor of Quetta Gladiators franchise, additionally held the PCB accountable for failing to take care of the bio-bubble created for the occasion in Karachi.
“I feel the PCB is 90 per cent accountable for the faults within the bio-secure bubble created for the match which ultimately led to the postponement of the PSL,” he mentioned.
Omar additionally famous that PCB chairman Ehsan Mani had admitted that there was a communication hole between the board and the six PSL franchises, one of many causes for bio-bubble’s failure.