PSL 2021: Tom Banton one of the two foreign players to test COVID-19 positive

Tom Banton has been isolating and following the PSL protocols.

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England and Quetta Gladiators (QTG) cricketer Tom Banton has revealed that he is one of the two foreign cricketers to have tested positive for COVID-19 along with Islamabad United (ISU) spinner Fawad Ahmed.

The PSL 2021 league match between ISU and QTG had to be postponed by a day as Fawad Ahmed returned a positive COVID-19 test result.

While the rest of the ISU members tested negative, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Media Director Sami Burni had revealed that two foreign cricketers and a staff member had caught the virus.

PSL 2021: Two more foreign players test COVID-19 positive, confirms PCB's Media Director Sami Burni

The names of those three people were not revealed which built up the suspense. Banton has now tweeted from his official account revealing that he is of the two foreign players to have tested positive and is currently isolating himself.

Banton tweeted, "Thanks a lot for all the messages and well wishes. Unfortunately, I received a positive Covid-19 test yesterday and I am now isolating and following the PSL protocols. Fortunately, I am feeling OK so far and I have been well looked after by the PCB and Quetta Gladiators. Thanks for the support, look after yourselves and stay safe."

Here is the tweet:


By Sameer Deodhar - 04 Mar, 2021

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