PSL 7: Faisal Afridi fined and suspended for breach
Faisal Khan Afridi of the PCB Elite Panel of Umpires has been suspended for five PSL 2022 matches
Lahore (Web Desk) - Faisal Khan Afridi of the PCB Elite Panel of Umpires has been suspended for five Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2022 matches and fined 50 per cent of his match fee for breaching the event’s Health and Safety protocols.
Tournament Director Salman Naseer said “The PCB had announced it will follow a zero-tolerance approach towards any Health and Safety breaches. 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.”
Faisal Khan Afridi had pleaded guilty to the charge and offered his regrets.
The decision was made by the PCB Covid Committee, which also included Usman Wahla apart from Salman Naseer. While making the decision, the panel took into consideration all facts of the incident.