PSL 2020 Suspension Leaves 29 Indians From Broadcasting Team Stranded In Pakistan

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PSL 2020: 29 Indians from the broadcasting team are stranded in Pakistan due to the coronavirus pandemic. They were denied entry back from the Attari border.

Written By Daniel Arambur | Mumbai | Updated On:
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The PSL 2020 suspension was almost imminent after the effects of coronavirus hit Pakistan cricket last week. The annual T20 PSL 2020 tournament was forced to shut shop in order to curb the coronavirus outbreak. The Pakistan Cricket Board first decided to play tournament matches behind closed doors but was forced to cancel the knockout phase after the threat became too large to ignore.

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PSL 2020: Suspension makes 29 Indians from broadcasting team stranded in Pakistan

PSL 2020 tournament organisers are hoping that players can return and help finish the fifth edition of the Pakistan cricket tournament. However, an Indian crew of 29 members, who were working for PSL broadcasters, are currently stranded in Pakistan as they were denied entry back from the Attari border amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. A spokesman from the PCB revealed that “The Indian officials will come back to Pakistan on Thursday as they have multiple visas and then their air travelling plan would be chalked out again for them to go back to their country.”

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