According to a report in Cricket Pakistan, the sixth edition of the Pakistan Super League is likely to resume from June 5, with Islamabad United taking on Lahore Qalandars. The defending Champions Karachi Kings will take on Multan Sultans on June 6.
The report further reveals that there will be five double-headers, four in the round-robin stage and one in the playoffs. The double-headers will start from June 7, with Islamabad United taking on Quetta Gladiators in the first match, followed by a match between Peshawar Zalmi and Lahore Qalandars. The schedule of the PSL-6 was prepared in a meeting between PCB and the franchises and is expected to be released today.
Three hotels have been booked in Abu Dhabi with two teams staying at each hotel. The hotels will be part of the secure bio-bubble. Meanwhile, in case of positive cases within the team, only two teams, who were involved in the match, will be asked to quarantine while the rest four teams can continue playing the tournament. It is also reported that PCB may conduct a mini-draft due to the unavailability of foreign players. The tournament will conclude on June 20, after which the Pakistan team will leave for England.
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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