PCB says that 112 players have got themselves vaccinated against coronavirus.
Players that have taken the vaccine jab include Muhammad Amir, Sohail Tanvir, Sarfraz Ahmed, Umer Gul, Umpire Ahsan Raza and others.
Report says some female family members of the PSL franchise owners were also among the people who got vaccinated against COVID-19.
KARACHI: Close to 190 players and officials have refused to get themselves vaccinated against the coronavirus, a cricketer told The News.
The Pakistani cricketer told the publication that the players were not convinced about taking the vaccine which is why they refused.
He, however, added that 112 players did get themselves vaccinated. Some of the players that agreed to take the vaccine jab included Muhammad Amir, Sohail Tanvir, Sarfraz Ahmed, Umer Gul, Umpire Ahsan Raza and others.
The player, who spoke to the publication on the condition of anonymity, claimed that at least four foreign players and officials, including Australian players Ben Cutting and Chirs Lynn and Jason Pilgrim, also got vaccinated.
The news of the 112 players getting vaccinated was also confirmed by the PCB and health officials.
“As many as 112 players, officials and organizers of different PSL franchises were vaccinated against COVID-19 at a vaccination centre established at a private hotel in Karachi,” an official of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) told The News.
As per the report some female family members of the PSL franchise owners were also among the people who got vaccinated against COVID-19.
Sindh Health Department officials said they had set up a vaccination centre at a private hotel where most of the teams and officials were staying.