Former skipper Shahid Afridi has criticised the Pakistan Cricket Board for suspending PSL 6 resulting from COVID-19 scare among the many franchises, saying the deferment proved that PCB didn’t have a plan B to fall again upon.
Talking at a operate in Lahore on Wednesday, Afridi mentioned that the Pakistan Tremendous League shouldn’t have been postponed.
“The PSL is a really large model of Pakistan and Pakistan cricket and it’s unlucky that the PCB didn’t seem to have a plan B for this necessary occasion,” he mentioned.
“However it seems they didn’t have a plan B when the COVID-19 circumstances have been detected amongst some gamers and officers and that is shocking to me. The postponement didn’t ship out message,” he mentioned.
Nadeem Omar, proprietor of Quetta Gladiators franchise, additionally held the PCB accountable for failing to keep up the bio-bubble created for the occasion in Karachi.
“I feel the PCB is 90 per cent accountable for the faults within the bio-secure bubble created for the event which ultimately led to the postponement of the PSL,” he mentioned.
Omar additionally famous that PCB chairman Ehsan Mani had admitted that there was a communication hole between the board and the six PSL franchises, one of many causes for bio-bubble’s failure.