Pakistan Super League’s Quetta Gladiators’ foreign players have pulled out of the PSL final which is to be held in Lahore, Pakistan.
The Gladiators beat Peshawar Zalmi in the 1st Qualifying final to get a spot directly in the Final.
Kevin Pietersen, Luke Wright and Tymal Mills, amongst others have decided to pull out of the final.
Rilee Rossouw, who is the Gladiators’ top run scorer is yet to decide whether he will be traveling for the final.
Luke Wright tweeted,
It's with a heavy heart I will not be coming to Lahore. I have a young family and for me a game of cricket is just not worth the risk. I'm sorry as I know how much it means to you all and hopefully in the future the safety will not be in doubt to come play there.
One-off payments, ranging from USD 10,000 to 50,000, are being offered to foreign players should they agree to play in Lahore.
Teams will now choose a handful of foreign players from a list of players who have agreed to play in Lahore.
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