Overseas players start to leave PSL over coronavirus fears | Cricket

James Vince is among four English players who will fly home © Getty Images and Cricket Australia

A number of overseas cricketers, including a contingent of English players, will be flying back from the PSL because of the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) pandemic. Tom Banton, Liam Livingstone, Lewis Gregory and James Vince will all leave Pakistan for home as fears over travel disruptions take a firm grip. Of players from other countries, Carlos Brathwaite is also due to fly out.

ESPNcricinfo understands that with the situation still unfolding, more and more overseas players will leave the tournament prematurely.

More to follow…

Umar Farooq is ESPNcricinfo’s Pakistan correspondent

ESPN Sports Media Ltd.

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