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After closing office PCB awaiting Covid-19 results for around 100 people

  • The employees of the board have been told to work from home till Monday when the situation will be reassessed.
  • A PCB official said that they were expecting the first results tonight or tomorrow.
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Modified 19 Mar 2020, 16:36 IST

Pakistan Super League was postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak
Pakistan Super League was postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak

After suspending Pakistan Super League and closing its offices in Lahore and Karachi until Monday, 23 March, the Pakistan Cricket Board said that they were waiting on Covid-19 test results on over 100 people (including players) who were associated with the league.

The employees of the board have been told to work from home till Monday when the situation will be reassessed.

A PCB official told PTI that they were expecting the first results tonight or tomorrow.

"Until now no test result has come but we have taken all precautionary steps to ensure the health and safety of players and officials belonging to the semi-finalist teams, umpires, commentators and even PCB officials and production staff members," he added.

Earlier, it was revealed by Ramiz Raja that England international Alex Hales had shown symptoms of being affected by coronavirus.

Also see – Indian Premier League 2020 schedule

Hales later stated that he went to self-isolation due to fever and persistent dry cough.


"The moment we saw the message from Hales who had returned home last week we acted promptly and followed all protocol to ensure everyone's safety and well being," said the official.
Published 18 Mar 2020, 19:32 IST
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