KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has directed all franchise players, support staff and match officials to strictly follow COVID-19 protocols during the Pakistan Super League (PSL 6) season 6.
According to the PCB, as many as 120 players, 60 players support staff members, dozen match-officials and family are a part of the PSL 6 COVID-19 bubble.
the PCB has assigned a Covid Compliance Officer (COO) with each side, who will be supervised by the event doctor. The compliance officers will be responsible for player testing, implementation of PCB Covid-19 protocols, sanitisation, and players’ temperature checks. If required, they will escalate the matter to the event doctor.
As per the PCB Covid-19 Protocols, all participants entering the bubble require two negative tests and a mandatory 72-hour quarantine period before being allowed to resume training and integrating with all members. As the Pakistan T20I members had moved from the Lahore bubble, they required a 24-hour quarantine period besides a negative test.