Stay safe for all’ –Babar Azam shares a warm tweet after a few hours before the semi-finals of PSL 2020
Babar Azam is the leading run-scorer in PSL 2020 with 345 runs in 10 games while playing for Karachi Kings.
Owing to Coronavirus outbreak, PSL 2020 semi-finals is postponed until further notice. It was bad news for the cricket fans as the league moved in the final stages at first and the champion for the fifth edition was just three games away. Babar Azam, meanwhile, also looked pretty sad about the same and posted a heartfelt message for the fans.
This was Pakistan’s fifth consecutive Super League 2020 season. But it was the first time in its mother country that reached the tournament was being organized. PCB had succeeded in securing the overseas players ‘ consent to play in the Green country People. And, with open arms, even the fans welcomed league too. The stands looked packed after a long time, as their top T20 tournament made their way back to the country.
Everything went well before the group stage came to a close. Soon after that, the outbreak of COVID-19 caused a major blow to PSL 2020. The format has been changed from playoffsto semi-finals, first. PCB has postponed the tournament until further notice just a few hours before the semi-finals.
It was a big move that PCB took to protect players and spectators from the threatening disease. While, for the team, who were preparing for the crucial game, it was sad news. Under such troubling circumstances, however, it was the need of the hour.
Babar Azam thanks every single individual involved in PSL 2020
Now, Karachi Kings player Babar Azam posted a heartfelt message in which he thanked every single person involved in the tournament for making it a productive event. He was also delighted with the fans to express their support and asked them to remain away from illness.
He took to his Twitter handle and wrote, “As @thePSLt20 has been called off, I want to express my gratitude to all who have made it a huge success: ground staff, coaches, PCB, players, broadcasters, and particularly Pakistan’s awesome people. Keep everybody safe.
I wish you all more light and brightness.’
Here is the post:
As @thePSLt20 has been called off, I want to offer my gratitude to everyone who made this a huge success: ground staff, teams, PCB, players, broadcasters, and especially the awesome people of Pakistan. Stay safe everyone.
I wish you all enough light and shine. #RiseAndRise pic.twitter.com/zNo0q2BMKd
— Babar Azam (@babarazam258) March 17, 2020