PSL 6: Islamabad United, Lahore Qalandars’ isolation ends; to begin training from Wed evening

The Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchises Islamabad United and Lahore Qalandars will kick-off their training sessions from Wednesday evening, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said.

As per the PCB statement, the seven-day isolation for those who arrived in Abu Dhabi via charter flights from Pakistan will end on Wednesday afternoon following which, the teams will start practising at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

Earlier after facing several challenges and obstacles, the PCB was granted the permission by the UAE authorities to hold the PSL 6 remainder in Abu Dhabi.

Later on May 27, two chartered flights, carrying 202 passengers, including players, officials, support staff, and other participants of the league from Lahore and Karachi had flown to Abu Dhabi.

However, 25 members, which included former Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed, were forced to stay back due to non-issuance of their visas.

Significantly, the remainder of the sixth edition of the PSL is scheduled to be held at Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Zayed Stadium from the first week of June.

News Desk

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