A cricketer competing in the Pakistani Super League tested positive for COVID-19 19 hours before the start of the country’s top Twenty20 national competition on Saturday

The Pakistan Cricket Board did not identify the player, but said he “will now be in quarantine for 10 days” and will need two negative tests to reintegrate into his team

Also, an elderly player and team official participating in the PSL were placed in a three-day quarantine for breaking their bio-safe bubble on Friday

The circuit board said they both came in contact with someone outside the bladder and now it would take two negative tests to re-enter they have not been identified

“The circuit board is disappointed that two members of one of the sides showed negligence,” the cricket board said in a statement

“The health and safety of all persons is of the utmost importance to the circuit board and the event. All players, player officers, game officers and family members are again reminded to carefully follow the PCB COVID-19 protocols as the PCB does not allow anyone to do so to compromise the integrity and credibility of the tournament ”

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