The Pakistan Super League match between Islamabad United & Quetta Gladiators has been rescheduled for today after Spinner Fawad Ahmed tested positive for COVID-19.
Islamabad United informed that Fawad was put in isolation two days ago as he had shown some symptoms of COVID-19 while all the other team members have tested negative for coronavirus & got green signal to play in PSL match.
“One of our players, Fawad Ahmed tested positive for Covid and was immediately put in isolation 2 days ago. All other Islamabad United players and members have tested negative and have been cleared to play. We wish Fawad a speedy recovery,” Islamabad United tweeted.
The PSL match which was scheduled for 7.30 pm on Monday was delayed by two hours but the match now has been pushed back to Tuesday. All Players of Islamabad United are cleared to play in the match. “Quetta Gladiators-Islamabad United match rescheduled for Tuesday, 2 March, at 7pm PKT. More details to follow shortly,” Pakistan Cricket tweeted.
Meanwhile, the PCB has informed that the players of the other PSL teams are being tested. “A player from one of the sides featuring in this evening’s match has tested positive. The player had shown symptoms two days ago and had been immediately isolated. Members of his side have tested negative while the players of the other side are being tested,” the PCB tweeted.
Fawad thanked his fans for kind messages & appealed everyone to stay safe from COVID-19. “Thanks for all the kind messages, please keep remember me in ur prayers, much needed @IsbUnited @thePSLt20, and please everyone stay safe,”Fawad tweeted.
Islamabad United won the first two matches in the tournament but a brilliant four wicket stint from Wahab Riaz handed Islamabad United its first victory of the season on Saturday. Wahab Riaz led Peshawar Zalmi to a comfy six wickets win over Islamabad United in the 10th match of the PSL 6 at Karachi’s National Stadium on Saturday.