Around 112 Pakistan Super League’s players, officials and organisers have been vaccinated against COVID-19 while more or less 190 people have refused to be vaccinated.
The players who opted for the vaccine were: Australian cricketers Chris Lynn, Ben Cutting and Pakistanis Sarfraz Ahmed, Umer Gul, Sohail Tanvir and Muhammad Amir including Umpire Ahsan Raza.
According to reports, some female family members of the owners of different PSL franchises were also vaccinated.
Moreover. sources confirmed that around 188 or 190 players and officials were not convinced and they refused the vaccine jab.
According to media reports, a vaccination center was set up at the Movenpick Hotel where most of the teams and officials were staying
“We told them (players and officials) that they would get the booster dose after 21 days and we would issue them a card, which would show at any adult vaccination center in the country after 21 days and they would get the second dose,” Sindh health department officials told local media.
Earlier Pakistan Cricket Board postponed the sixth edition of PSL due to COVID-19 concerns as several positive cases were reported from the players and officials.