PCB’s medical panel head Dr. Sohail resigns after PSL 6 fallout


Lahore: The head of the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) medical panel Dr. Sohail Saleem has stepped down from his position, ARY News reported.

The development came as the Pakistan Super League (PSL) season six was postponed due to loopholes in the ‘bio-secure bubble’ and rising cases of COVID-19 among officials and players.

According to sources, Sohail has sent his resignation to the PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani. “We are considering Dr. Sohail’s resignation request,” PCB said.

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“Dr. Sohail has to serve a notice period of one month and has to assist in an ongoing investigation which led to the postponement of PSL 6,” PCB added.

Note, PSL 6 was postponed on Thursday after seven people including six cricketers and a staff member tested COVID-19 positive.