The Pakistan Cricket Board on Wednesday banned the Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise owners from sitting in their respective dugouts during matches, Pakistan's Geo News reported quoting sources. This came after newer SOPs were implemented after three people, including two foreign players, tested positive for COVID-19. 

The PCB confirmed on Tuesday that three individuals, including two foreign players and a member of the support staff, tested positive for the virus.

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"We conducted 244 PCR tests, in addition to the rapid tests conducted. Of the 244 tests, three have come back positive. Two foreign players and one support staff have tested positive”, PCB Media Director Sami ul Hasan Burni was quoted by Geo TV as saying in a press conference.

The official further highlighted that the three infected persons were separated from the rest and were going through quarantine at a different floor of the hotel.

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Burni further informed that everyone residing in the bio-bubble would be going through another round of testing on Thursday. He also noted that the bubble consisted of more than 300 individuals at the moment, including cricketers, match officials, support staff, and owners of the teams.