Pakistan’s new domestic season likely to be delayed

There is considerable doubt over Pakistan’s upcoming domestic season starting on time in August due to covid-19. The Pakistan Cricket Board, however, has tried to mitigate the impact of that by offering 192 players annual contracts from August 2020.

There have been more than 160,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus infections and 3000 deaths in Pakistan, with cases expected to peak by end of July and early August according to prime minister Imran Khan.

While the government has eased lockdown by throwing open businesses, industries and the tourism sector, encouraging people to follow health protocols, all contact sport, indoor clubs, gyms and facilities continue to remain shut. Cricket in the country has been on hold since March 16, when most players were last active in the yet-to-be completed Pakistan Super League.

“There is no guarantee in this,” Ehsan Mani, the PCB chairman, said on…

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