Tamim off to Karachi to play PSL Playoffs

DHAKA – Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal left Dhaka for Karachi on Tuesday to play the playoffs of the Pakistan
Super League (PSL).

Tamim replaced Chris Lynn in Lahore Qalandars team to play the PSL. Alongside him, Mahmudullah Riyad also replaced Moeen Ali to play for Multan Sultans but the all-rounder was diagnosed with Covid-19, which ruled him out from the tournament.

The Covid-19 however forced the postponement of the PSL when the playoffs phase was set to start.As Pakistan started International cricket in limited scale, they took the initiative of restarting the PSL. The playoffs phase of the
PSL will kick-off on November 14 with four teams-Karachi Kings, Peshwar Zalmi, Multan Sultans and Lahore Qalandars vying for the title.

Tamim’s team Lahore Qalandars will take on Peshwar Zalmi in Eliminator game on November 14. The final of the PSL is on November 17.

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) said they will arrange special clearance for Tamim Iqbal so that he doesn’t maintain 14-day quarantine and can take part in Bangabandhu T20 Cup once he returns from Pakistan.BSS