Ahead Of PSL6 Final, Zalmi’s Haider, Umaid Suspended
Peshawar Zalmi pair Haider Ali and Umaid Asif have been suspended from Pakistan Super League (PSL) season six final against Multan Sultans scheduled on Thursday 24th June.
According to PCB’s (Pakistan Cricket Board) confirmation in a press release, the two cricketers violated the tournament’s Health and Safety Protocol by meeting people outside of their designated bio-secure bubble and unsuccessful in maintaining the set social distancing. They have admitted to charges as well.
The incident took place on Wednesday with the decision made early Thursday morning by the Covid-19 Management of the Tournament. The panel included Barrister Salman Naseer (PCB, Chief Operating Officer) and Mr. Babar Hamid (HBL PSL 6 head and Director Commercial).
Head of the Selectors Muhammad Wasim by consulting captain Babar Azam and head coach Misbah-ul-Haq, has chosen Sohaib Maqsood as Haider Ali’s replacement for the two tours.