PSL 2020 semi-finals got postponed until further notice due to the outbreak of Coronavirus. It was sad news for the cricket fans as the league was initially moving in the final stages and the champion for the fifth edition was just three games away. Meanwhile, Babar Azam also looked pretty sad over the same and shared a heartfelt message for the fans.
This was the fifth successive season of Pakistan Super League 2020. But it was the first occasion that reached the tournament was being organized in its mother country. PCB had managed to get the consent of the overseas players for playing in the Men in Green country. And, even the fans also welcomed league with open arms. After a long time, the stands looked filled as their top T20 tournament made its way back into the nation.
Everything was going well until the group stage came to its end. Soon after that, PSL 2020 suffered a big blow due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Firstly the format was changed from playoffs to semi-finals. Now, just a few hours before the semi-finals, PCB postponed the tournament until further notice.
It was a big step that was taken by PCB in order to protect players and spectators from the threatful disease. Although, it was sad news for the players, who were gearing up for the crucial game. However, it was the need of the hour under such alarming situations.
Babar Azam thanks every single individual involved in PSL 2020
Now, Babar Azam, the player from Karachi Kings shared a heartfelt message in which he thanked every single individual involved in the tournament to make it a successful event. He was also happy with the fans for showing their support and asked them to stay safe from disease.
He took to his Twitter handle and wrote, “As @thePSLt20 has been called off, I want to offer my gratitude to everyone who made this a huge success: ground staff, teams, PCB, players, broadcasters, and especially the awesome people of Pakistan. Stay safe everyone.
I wish you all enough light and shine.”
Here is the post:
As @thePSLt20 has been called off, I want to offer my gratitude to everyone who made this a huge success: ground staff, teams, PCB, players, broadcasters, and especially the awesome people of Pakistan. Stay safe everyone.
I wish you all enough light and shine. #RiseAndRise pic.twitter.com/zNo0q2BMKd
— Babar Azam (@babarazam258) March 17, 2020
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