“As a foreigner, I felt welcomed ... and have always felt safe while exploring this wonderful country," says Bradburn.
“Our current team lacks experienced players... but never underestimate a Pakistan team," says former captain.
The apology came hours after a man made personal threats against the cricketer for "hurting religious sentiment".
Rajasthan Royals have also been suspended for two years after a Supreme Court-appointed panel announced its verdict.
Whether fans can travel for the tournament is still not clear.
The final will be in Dubai on November 14.
PCB says Maqsood has been ruled out due to a lower back injury.
Akmal suspended until Anti-corruption Unit's investigations against him end; PCB made no further comment on the matter.
If ever Pakistan's survival depended on the cricket pitch, this was the day.
Haider Ali replaces Hasnain, Fakhar Zaman swaps places with Khushdil Shah; decisions taken “after reviewing player performances".
Apart from an unremarkable stint as PCB CEO in 2000s, Raja has never even run a regional body, let alone a behemoth like PCB.
The bowl-out ended the high-octane 2007 World T20 match between the two sides on a much lighter, unfamiliar note.