As numerous players were left to fly Abu Dhabi amidst the visa approvals issue, out of the total, six got clearance to fly to the destination on Monday, 31st May to take part in the remainder of the HBL PSL 6 matches. The extravaganza is set to begin in a few days but the cricketing fraternity still awaits the revised schedule.
Notably, the sixth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL 6) was left midway amidst the COVID bio-bubble breaches in the camp. The event will resume from the match fifteenth that is set to lock the horns between the PSL 2020 runner ups Lahore Qalandars and two times PSL champions Islamabad United.
Recently, around thirteen players were denied by the UAE to fly via Doha commercial flight. The name of Quetta Gladiators’ captain, Sarfaraz Ahmed was notable on the list. He was set to fly last week but got stopped by the immigration officers at Karachi airport due to visa issues. Notably, he was traveling on his residence visa that is not valid in the UAE anymore.
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According to reliable reports, Sarfaraz with six others has reached Abu Dhabi after they got clearance on 31st May. Out of these ‘six’, the two players belong to Karachi whereas, the rest of them are from Lahore. It is pertinent to mention here that the remaining seven players are still stuck waiting for the visa clearance to join their respective squads.
It is to b noted that the PSL 6 was due to begin by 1st June but delayed exemptions’ approvals from the UAE have forced the PCB to drag the event ahead. As of now, the league might kick off from 9th or 10th June in the Abu Dhabi venue.