KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) was left with concerns to address on Sunday after it decided to approve Peshawar Zalmi’s allure and also enabled the formerly quarantined Wahab Riaz and also Darren Sammy to integrate with their team after a strong protest from the franchise business.
Peshawar Zalmi not only let Wahab captain the group for their opening HBL Pakistan Super League 6 fixture versus Lahore Qalandars however likewise welcomed Sammy in the dugout after the team supposedly refused to travel to the National Arena.
The dramatization of staying put up at their team resort lasted 30 minutes prior to the PCB granted them consent to have Wahab and Sammy back after the Zalmi management provided it is sorry for to the PCB on Friday’s breach as well as likewise thanked PSL’s technological committee– which comprises Nadeem Khan (chairman) as well as members Marina Iqbal, Sameer Khosa and also Dr Sohail Saleem– for accepting their appeal, while offering guarantee that in future they would comply with the procedures and regard as everyone desires the PSL to succeed.
But the question develops: how come Wahab and also Sammy didn’t comply with the regulations implemented ahead of time for the tournament, since they were advised to undergo a three-day quarantine as per with PCB’s news the other day? It plainly implies that a bad precedent had already been established simply 2 days right into the competition due to the fact that the choice to permit to integrate Wahab and Sammy could most likely threaten the health of not simply their squad participants but everyone else they meet in spite of returning two mandatory negative Covid-19 examinations considering that the breach happened.
Evidently the examinations were carried out on Friday night and after that on Saturday, as well as the 2nd examination was done by the franchise business itself rather than the PCB, which must have held true as per the protocols.
Nevertheless according to resources, pressure strategies were reportedly used to have both Wahab as well as Sammy renewed given that they would certainly have been allowed to join the squad just ahead of their clash against Multan Sultans on Tuesday.