PSL 2020 Postponed Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

PSL 2020 Postponed Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

The Pakistan Super League (PSL) edition five has been postponed for an indefinite period because of the (Covid-19) pandemic throughout the globe.

Earlier, the tournament was rescheduled after some of the foreign players decided to go back to their respective countries even before the playoffs of the competition.

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had announced the semi-finals to scrap the playoffs of the tournament and they were scheduled to take place on the 17th of March.

The final of the tournament was originally scheduled to take place on the 22nd of March but, the revised schedule of the tournament had 18th March confirmed as the day of Grand-finale. Some of the PSL 2020 matches were also played behind closed doors with no crowd whatsoever.

The new dates for the semi-finals and finals would be revealed later once the situation regarding Coronavirus gets under control. The first semi-final was scheduled between the Sultans of Multan and the Zalmis of Peshawar.

However, all eyes were on the exciting semi-final between the Karachi Kings and the Lahore Qalandars as both of these teams had qualified for the knockout stage of the tournament after some consistent performances in the group stage.

There were reports of Karachi Kings batter Alex Hales testing positive for Coronavirus after leaving Pakistan but, the Englishman has rubbished all such rumors and said that he was in perfect health when he reached the United Kingdom.

Hales also said that he experienced some dry cough on Saturday morning and he has isolated himself in order to see whether he has the aforementioned virus or not.

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