The visa clearance issues had been a hurdle in the ways of Pakistani cricketers waiting in Karachi and Lahore issues to fly to the UAE for the sixth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL 2021). Despite numerous players getting the visa clearance, around five players are still to reach UAE facing visa problems yet.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is taking measures to tackle out the woes as soon as possible as the remainder of the extravaganza resumes from 9th June at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium. Notably, these five players aren’t the only ones to face issues but almost 25 players went through this phase during the first flight’s departure to UAE.
Five cricketers still to reach UAE for PSL 2021
Reportedly, Umar Amin, Khalid Usman, Hammad Azam, Imran Randhawa, and Asif Afridi wait for the visa clearances to join their respective squads ahead of the PSL 2021. It is also to be noted that Azam and Khalid have broken down England’s club cricket contracts.
Notably, the league was called off after taping up fourteen matches in the Karachi leg and will recommence from the match fifteenth. It is to be played between the runner-ups of the last season, Lahore Qalandars, and the two times PSL champions, Islamabad United.
It is pertinent to mention here that all games will commence under strict health rules as the board has hired a foreign company to maintain the bio-bubble. Upon their arrival, the mentioned five players will undergo a mandatory quarantine period of five days. Follow Cricketholic for more PSL news.