Karachi: The efforts of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise have proved to be fruitful after United Arab Emirates (UAE) government reduced the quarantine period of the participants, ARY News reported.
According to sources, the players, officials and broadcast crew will undergo five-day isolation instead of seven days. The final decision will be announced after the clearance from PCB’s medical staff.
Meanwhile, two groups in Karachi and Lahore have arrived at the airports to leave for Abu Dhabi. Due to COVID-19 protocols, they are divided into two groups.
On the other hand, the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) has fastened their efforts to get permission from its government for the arrival of camera crew planes in the UAE. The approval is expected to be received by evening.
Currently, 25 people in hotels of Lahore and Karachi have not yet received visas. All of them will stay in the biosecure bubble. Upon issuance of visas, they will fly to Abu Dhabi via separate chartered flight.
Sarfaraz Ahmed, Mohammad Hasnain, Musa Khan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Umer Amin are among those players.