Lahore, Might 24 : The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) desires to assure its players keep focused throughout the upcoming Globe Cup and has banned wives and households of the cricketers from accompanying them throughout the course of the showpiece occasion starting Might 30 in England and Wales.
This comes soon after Pakistan lost the just concluded series against England, when wives and households had been permitted by the PCB.
As per the new PCB policy, the household members of any cricketer who want to travel with the player will have to make their personal arrangements all through the tournament, reports ESPNcricinfo.
The new policy is applicable for all Pakistan players barring Haris Sohail who has been permitted particular dispensation on individual grounds.
This policy is not in line with the typical operating process. Earlier, wives of Pakistan players had been permitted to share hotel rooms with them soon after insistence of the cricketers.
Wives and households of all the Pakistan players had been permitted to keep with them throughout the not too long ago concluded bilateral series against England which the guests lost -four. But now, the manager has informed the group about the new rule.
Pakistan will start their Globe Cup campaign against West Indies in Nottingham on Might 31.
— Syndicated from IANS