LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced to postpone the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2020 indefinitely.
The decision has been taken by the PCB and PSL franchises unanimously, owing to concerns of coronavirus in Pakistan.
The decision seems to be extremely sound and timely as one of the players participating in the league and belonging to the PSL teams which have made it to reach semifinals has reportedly contracted the virus.
In an announcement, the Pakistan Super League through its official Twitter account stated, “HBL PSL V has been postponed and will be rescheduled. More details to follow in due course.”
Semi-finals and final of the PSL, that were scheduled for March 17 and 18, will be held later sometime.
Multan Sultans were scheduled to take on Peshawar Zalmi at 1400 hours while Karachi Kings had to play against Lahore Qalandars at 1900 hrs Pakistan Standard Time.
In the 29th match of the PSL 2020 at Lahore, Lahore Qalandars had beaten Multan Sultans by nine wickets on Mar 15 (Sunday).
Batting first, Multan Sultans had scored 186 runs for the loss of six wickets in 20 stipulated overs. Lahore Qalandars had scored 191 for 1 with seven balls remaining.