PSL-IPL 2021 Clash News

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As per the announcement made by BCCI on Saturday, IPL 2021 is starting from April 9 – May 30 which means it may clash with Pakistan Super League (PSL 2021).

ESPNcricinfo latest report shares the possibility of conducting the remaining matches of the PSL 2021 from May this year.

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The Sixth Edition of Pakistan Super League 2021 which started in February has been postponed due to an increase in Covid 19 cases among players.

The first case came to light on March 1 when Australian leg-Spinner Fawad Ahmed tested positive for Covid-19.

With news of three more players tested positive on Thursday morning, the total count of positive cases is 7, PCB and the franchisee called an emergency meeting and postponed further matches without deciding any dates.

But, According to a recent report of ESPNcricinfo, PSL 2021 may resume from May 2021 with its remaining matches, as only 14 matches were completed out of 34.

This makes it clash with IPL 2021 and players like Faf du Plessis, Chris Gayle, Chris Lynn, Imran Tahir, Ben Cutting, Mohammad Nabi who are named in both leagues, will have to take a call in choosing between IPL 2021-PSL 2021.

As per PCB’s Ceo Wasim khan, there are no open windows available with the franchisee for conducting the remaining matches and it is speculated to be conducted in May 2021.

Let’s now just wait for the final confirmation from the PCB’s chairman on dates.

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