Lahore Qalandars' players avoid handshaking as they celebrate during a match in Lahore.
"The PCB is pleased with the outcome of the results and happy that all these players and officials have rejoined their families without any health and safety doubts or concerns,” PCB chief executive Wasim Khan said on Thursday.
"In this background, the PCB is pleased with the outcome of the results and happy that all these players and officials have rejoined their families without any health and safety doubts or concerns. The PCB will continue to put in place precautionary measures to better safeguard the health of its employees.
"I urge cricket fans and followers to exercise absolute caution and value their as well as others' wellbeing. They can overcome this pandemic by maintaining hygiene, avoiding close physical contact like handshaking and hugs, staying away from gatherings, avoiding close contact when anyone who is experiencing cough and fever, and spreading awareness about safety measures.
"The PCB prays normalcy returns quickly to our society so that playing fields can once again witness resumption of healthy activities."
All the 25 remaining foreign players, support staff and match officials have departed for their respective destinations.
The PCB postponed the PSL on Tuesday hours before the semifinals in the wake of coronavirus pandemic and carried out tests on all those associated with the twenty20 league in Pakistan.
Shane Watson (80 off 41 balls) kept Quetta Gladiators in the hunt with his first half century in this year’s PSL but once he was dismissed in the 16th over Quetta's victory push faltered with the team eventually reaching 169-7.
The PCB did not reveal the exact nature of Akmal’s offense, but said in a statement that "the batsman cannot take part in any cricket-related activity pending the investigation being carried out by the PCB’s Anti-Corruption Unit.”
Pakistan is making former West Indies captain Darren Sammy an honorary citizen for his role in restoring international cricket to the country.
Taking to Twitter, Kohli said: "Hello, I am Virat Kohli. Today I am speaking to you not as an India player, but as a citizen of the country. What I have seen in the last few days people moving in groups, not abiding by curfew rules, not following lockdown guidelines it shows that we are taking the fight very lightly. But this fight is not as easy as it looks or feels."
A two-year leadership ban slapped on Steve Smith after the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa ended on Sunday, leaving the master batsman free to skipper Australia again.
With careers spent scratching around dusty outposts, sometimes with “just $100” in their pockets, Tennis’ unheralded army of foot soldiers claim they are struggling to afford food after being made unemployed overnight by the coronavirus pandemic.