KP’s First XI player Asif Afridi quarantined after breaching COVID-19 protocols


Multan : Khyber Pakhtunkhwa First XI player, Asif Afridi has been quarantined after he was found to have breached the bio-secure protocols, PCB announced.

Asif breached the social distancing protocols during a meeting with his friend in the team lobby. He will undergo isolation as well as a COVID-19 test. He will re-integrate with his side after testing negative.

The 33-year-old has apologized for his actions and will be extremely cautious in the future. “I sincerely apologize for my actions. These protocols have been designed for the safety of all participants and it is mandatory on everyone to abide by them to ensure the health of everyone involved in the competition. In this case, I have let myself down but will be extremely careful in the future.”

It must be noted that the first XI National T20 Cup will start in Multan on 30 September, before it moves to Rawalpindi for second-round action from 9-18 October.