A 16-member Indian broadcasting team which is in Abu Dhabi to cowl the remaining PSL 6 matches is yet to get clearance from the involved authorities of the gulf nation which has led to the delay in finalising the dates of the occasion, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) mentioned.
The remaining 20 matches off Pakistan Tremendous League 6 have turn into a significant problem for the PCB which is already underneath hearth for the best way it shifted the occasion to Abu Dhabi.
The PSL 6 was suspended in March after the completion of simply 14 video games due to rising COVID-19 instances amongst gamers and officers.
“Until Wednesday the PCB remains to be awaiting clearance from the Ministry of Well being of Abu Dhabi to enable 16 members of the broadcasting crew from India to cowl the occasion which has already led to the delay of Pakistan team’s departure to England by two days,” a supply within the board mentioned.
He mentioned that the Indian broadcasters have been in quarantine in Abu Dhabi however have been advised to go away their resort by well being officers, who knowledgeable them that they’d to isolate themselves in another emirate state earlier than getting into Abu Dhabi.
The Indian broadcasters have been introduced to the UAE by a chartered aircraft by the PCB.
“If we get required permission on Thursday then the PSL 6 will begin from June 7 or 8 and if there’s additional delay then the wait will get longer,” the supply mentioned.
The PCB has been going through a number of hurdles in getting clearances from involved authorities in Abu Dhabi for the final two weeks.
Initially the PCB had introduced it might maintain the remaining video games of PSL 6 June 2 to 20.
“The board has additionally been pressured to rethink its schedule due to the new climate situations in Abu Dhabi and as soon as it turned apparent it might be troublesome to maintain double headers on this climate,” he mentioned.