Chris Lynn leaves PSL in midst of coronavirus pandemic
By: PTI | Lahore |

Updated: March 16, 2020 1:37:39 pm


Lahore Qalandars batsman Chris Lynn have a good time after his century throughout a Pakistan Super League T20 cricket match towards Multan Sultans, in Lahore, Pakistan, Sunday, March 15, 2020. (Source: AP)

Australia top-order batsman Chris Lynn, who performs for Lahore Qalandars in the Pakistan Super League, on Monday left for dwelling halfway into the match as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.

Lynn, who was purchased by the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL public sale final 12 months, is the most recent participant to hitch the listing of overseas gamers who left the continued PSL amid elevating considerations over the unfold of the coronavirus.

“Thoroughly enjoyed my time at the @thepsl unfortunately in these circumstances I’ve chosen to head home, I’ve always said there is more to life than cricket and this is certainly one of these cases,” Lynn wrote on his official Instagram account.

“I have full faith in the @lahoreqalandars to go all the way but more importantly have fun lads! Thank you to everyone involved, Pakistan you have been a blast,” he added.

Several cricketers together with England’s Alex Hales, Jason Roy, Tymal Mills, Liam Dawson, Liam Livingstone, Lewis Gregory and James Vince, West Indian Carlos Braithwaite, South African Rilee Roussouw and James Foster (coach) had earlier withdrawn from the PSL owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lynn must spend 14 days in self-isolation when he arrives in Australia as per the federal government’s directives.

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On Sunday, Lynn smashed an unbeaten century from 52-balls to steer Lahore Qalandars to their maiden semifinal look.

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