Australian legspinner Fawad Ahmed has tested positive for COVID-19 in Pakistan, causing a Pakistan Dapper League match to be postponed.
The 39-year-mature Perth Scorchers used has been attach in isolation after the positive outcome, his club Islamabad United mentioned on Monday.
Islamabad became inconvenience to meet Quetta Gladiators nonetheless the Pakistan Cricket Board rescheduled the sport for Tuesday.
“One in all our avid gamers, Fawad Ahmed tested positive … and became instantly attach in isolation two days in the past,” the club mentioned in a command.
All remaining members of Islamabad United and the total Quetta Gladiators squad tested detrimental, the PCB mentioned.
The cricket board mentioned the determination to reschedule Monday’s game became made in the ideally suited interests of the competition and to enable avid gamers time to “relax, refocus and regroup following the testing”.
In his handiest appearance in the PSL this year, Ahmed took 1-40 against Peshawar Zalmi on Saturday. Islamabad misplaced by six wickets.
It be the first COVID-19 positive test in Pakistan’s top Twenty20 league, which started on February 20.
Gamers and workers of the four remaining groups, together with match officials, will undergo lickety-split COVID-19 tests on Monday evening.