KARACHI: PCB Elite Panel umpire Faisal Khan Afridi has been suspended for five matches of Pakistan Super League and fined 50 percent of his match fee for violating the board’s bio-bubble (a hosting arrangement for sporting events that emerged during the Covid 19 pandemic).
The umpire will be available for the Lahore-leg after completing the isolation period at the hotel.
Tournament Director Salman Naseer said that the board will follow its zero-tolerance approach towards any Health and Safety breaches.
“The PCB had announced it will follow a zero-tolerance approach towards any Health and Safety breaches,” Naseer said as quoted in the press release.
“This decision demonstrates our resolve and commitment to deliver a successful event in which all participants remain secure so that they continue to be available to their sides and entertain millions of fans following this event worldwide.”