A total of two-forty players including the officials will have to pay for their COVID-19 test initially ahead of the National T20 Cup.
A source from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) confirmed the news adding that the national board has already started preparing a bio-secure environment for the tournament to commence smoothly.
The decision might have been taken following the financial crisis every cricket board has suffered amidst the COVID-19 outbreak.
The source cleared that the players and officials will only have to pay for the first test, whereas, the second test is to be on the board’s budget. However, the laboratory from where the tests will be conducted has not been finalized or either revealed yet.
National T20 Cup: PCB asks 240 players, officials to pay for their COVID-19 tests
“The initial test, the players, officials, and stakeholders have to pay for themselves,” a PCB source said.
It is to be noted that the much-awaited domestic extravaganza is all set to be commenced by 30th September. The different head coaches for the first and second XI have revealed their squads recently. You can have a look here: