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PSL 2021: Player tested positive for coronavirus

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has confirmed that an unnamed player from a franchise taking part in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) has been tested positive for coronavirus.

The development was confirmed by the PCB in a press release in the early hours of Saturday morning.

“A player
from another franchise team who had shown symptoms and was in isolation, has
tested positive,” the press release stated. “He will now remain in quarantine
for 10 days and will require two negative tests in order to integrate again
with the side in accordance with the applicable re-entry protocols.”

This is the
first case of the pathogen amongst all the players and officials taking part in
the competition.

The sixth
edition of the PSL is set to begin from Saturday where the hosts and defending
champions Karachi Kings will face Quetta Gladiators at the National Stadium in