PAKvZIM: Alan Wilkins leaves commentary duties after mother’s death in England

Rawalpindi: Renowned cricket commentator and analyst Alan Wilkins has left Pakistan after his mother passed away in England.

The 67-year-old was part of the commentary panel in the ongoing series between Pakistan and Zimbabwe at Pindi Cricket Stadium.

Alan apologized for leaving and thanked the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), his fellow commentators and presenters for inviting him.

So sorry to be leaving Pakistan but the passing of my dear mother means a return home. Thank you @TheRealPCB @SportzworkzAB @TowerSportsPK for the invitation @ZAbbasOfficial @uroojmumtazkhan @iramizraja @bazidkhan81 @MawoyoTinotenda @MazherArshad @sportzworkzgb #HBLPSL #PAKvZIM

— Alan Wilkins (@alanwilkins22) November 3, 2020

He will not be part of the panel in the upcoming Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) knock-out stage, scheduled to be played from November 14-17. The cricket fraternity and fans offered condolences to him.

Sorry to hear about your heartfelt condolences to you and your family.

— Kamran Akmal (@KamiAkmal23) November 3, 2020

Sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family. Travel safe. 🙏🙏🙏

— Julien Fountain (@JulienFountain) November 3, 2020

Sorry to hear about the sad news, Condolences to you and family Alan!

— Faisal Iqbal🏏فیصل اقبال (@FaisalIqbalCric) November 3, 2020

So sorry to hear about your loss. May her soul rip.condolences to you and your family Alan 🙏

— Hemang Badani (@hemangkbadani) November 3, 2020