Naseem Shah apologizes for violating:
Naseem Shah, a young pacer, has expressed regret after a violation of Covid-19 protocols cost him his place in the upcoming restart of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2021, where his team Quetta Gladiators will be without him.
“I cannot express in words how I feel right now,” Naseem Shah said in a tweet on Monday, expressing his disappointment after the Pakistan Cricket Board decided to drop him from the remaining PSL matches in Abu Dhabi beginning June 5.
“I want to play cricket because it’s my life,” he says.
In a heartfelt post on social media, Naseem Shah stated that he worked extremely hard because he was so excited about the PSL matches.
“I follow all of the instructions communicated to us through the group,” he said. “I’m not sure how I missed that specific message.”
Naseem Shah also paid tribute to his mother, who died in 2019 while the pacer was on tour in Australia.
He ended his message with a prayer: “Allah will fortify me. I’m going to make a comeback, “He continued.
Like everyone else on the chartered flights from Karachi and Lahore to the UAE, Naseem Shah was told to submit the negative results of PCR tests taken no more than 48 hours before arriving at the hotel on May 24.
The report presented by Naseem Shah, on the other hand, was of the May 18 test. The pacer was removed from the lineup for the flight to Abu Dhabi based on the recommendation of the PSL’s independent Medical Advisory Panel.
Babar Hamid, Director Commercial and Head of HBL PSL 6, stated, “The PCB takes no pride in releasing a young fast bowler from its marquee event, but if we ignore this breach, we risk jeopardizing the entire event.”
We appreciate the Quetta Gladiators’ acceptance of this decision because it confirms that we are all committed to strictly adhering to and implementing the protocols.”
He stated that the board would not budge on the COVID-19 SOPs because it was about the health of all team members.
“This decision will also send a loud and clear message to all involved in the remaining matches that the PCB will not tolerate any violations and will expel the player or player support personnel, regardless of his or her stature or standing in the game if they are found to be flouting the prescribed protocols or regulations.” “Babar Hamid remarked.
“All participants in the tournament must understand that these protocols have been put in place for the health and safety of all involved, as well as the event’s and the PCB’s integrity and credibility.”
“As such, it is incumbent upon them to ensure that these are followed in their entirety, in letter and spirit, and without exception,” he added.