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PSL 2021: Peshawar Zalmi rope in Inzamam ul Haq as batting consultant

Peshawar Zalmi had a good start to PSL-6 and were placed at the second spot in the points table with six points in five games before the tournament was postponed.

Inzamam ul Haq
Inzamam ul Haq (Image Credit: Twitter)

Pakistan Super League(PSL) franchise Peshawar Zalmi has roped in former Pakistan skipper Inzamam ul Haq as a batting consultant for the remainder of the PSL-6. The franchise took to Twitter to confirm the development. “Legend Inzamam Ul Haq joins Peshawar Zalmi as Mentor/Batting Consultant for remaining matches of PSL 6.”

Peshawar Zalmi had a good start to PSL-6 and were placed at the second spot in the points table with six points in five games before the tournament was postponed.

Also read: PSL-6 likely to resume from June 5, players to depart for Abu Dhabi on May 26 – Reports – Sky247 Blog

The formalities are completed and the PSL-6 is all set to resume from June 5 in Abu Dhabi. At one point, the PSL – 6 looked done and dusted when Emirates Cricket Board( ECB) requested the PCB to get all the stakeholders involved in PSL vaccinated which was very difficult for the PCB considering the time constraints. However, the PCB successfully managed to convince the ECB to relax some of the restrictions. The players are likely to depart for UAE on May 26.

Though an official announcement is yet to be made, it is reported that there will be five double headers, four in the round-robin stage and one in the playoffs. The tournament is likely to conclude on the pre-decided date of June 20. Three hotels have been booked in Abu Dhabi with two teams staying at a hotel each. Since many foreign players will be unavailable due to various reasons, the PCB is also considering conducting a mini-draft to rope in the replacements of unavailable players.

Covid-19 testing, departure and training schedule 

May 22: Covid-19 test of players

May 24: Teams report in bio-secure hotels of Karachi and Lahore, where players will be tested for Covid-19 and vaccinated

May 25: Covid-19 test

May 26: Departure for Abu Dhabi via chartered flights and Covid-19 test at Airport

May 27 and 29: Covid-19 Test

June 1: End of quarantine and start of training if players return negative Covid-19 results

June 2-4: Training period

June 4: Covid-19 test

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