PSL 7: Teams will pick two additional players on Jan 6, 7

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Super League (PSL) 7 is just around the corner and preparations are in full swing to successfully host yet another mega event in the country. 

Due to COVID-19 fear, teams were allowed to pick two additional players in their squads. Now, they will go for it in the supplementary category on January 6 and 7.

Meanwhile, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is busy finalising the COVID-19 protocols for the event.

Initial plan

25-30 extra players will be added in the bio-secure bubble to deal with positive cases during the event.

A team can play their match even after their eight players test COVID-19 positive

In case of ninth player’s positive test, the team will have an option to pick replacement from additional players pool available in the bio-secure bubble

COVID-19 positive cases will remain in isolation for 10 days

Only two teams at a time will be allowed to travel from Karachi to Lahore on a chartered flight

It must be noted here that the event is scheduled from January 27 to February 27 in Karachi and Lahore.

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