Clouds hovering over Vivo IPL this year ( Indian Premier League) and fate remains uncertain till now.
In the second week of this month, the Board of Control for Cricket In India ( BCCI ) took the decision to postpone the cash-rich League.
The IPL decided to postpone until April 15, earlier the Vivo IPL was scheduled to take place from March 29. But due to global pandemic corona virus IPL has shifted to a new date.
Almost all the sports event whether be it small or major has been postponed or canceled due to this new pandemic.
Firstly India vs South Africa three matches ODI series got canceled and then Australia vs New Zealand ODI and T20I series got canceled too.
In India vs South Africa ODI series, the first couldn’t take place due to bad weather. The match was abandoned without being Toss. The remaining matches of this series were canceled due to this pandemic.
In Australia vs New Zealand ODI series, the first match of the ODI series won by Australia with a margin of 71 runs.
The remaining matches were canceled due to the global outbreak COVID-19 ( coronavirus ).
Sri Lanka vs England series got canceled too.
IPL ( Indian Premier League ), PSL ( Pakistan Super League ) got postponed or suspended due to this coronavirus.
Actually PSL reached the semi-final stage, then got canceled. The reason was, a foreigner player had the symptoms of a novel corona virus.
Former Team India skipper and currently the President of BCCI, Sourav Ganguly BCCI secretary Jay Shah and IPL chairman Brijesh Patel was in the decision to postpone the cash-rich IPL.
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly indicating further that the chances of IPL to be played only after April 15 and the League will be short.
In a media bite, Sourav Ganguly said,
“It will happen, because it is April 15, then, in any case, 15 days are gone. It has to be truncated. How truncated, how many games, I can’t say at the moment.”
Sourav Ganguly said to The Telegraph that he doesn’t know how the IPL goes ahead ( looking at the situation).
” I don’t know. We will have to wait and see how things pan out. I can’t say anything at the moment.” Ganguly said.
When asked about the suspension of IPL for 15 days, he told keeping in mind the health of the players and the spectators it’s better to postpone Vivo IPL 2020.
So after Ganguly concern about the IPL, Clouds hovering over Vivo IPL this year and fate remains uncertain
Novel coronavirus has affected the people over 300,000 and over 18,000 has been reported the death.
In India, there are more than 600 cases of the novel coronavirus. in which 12 or more individuals reported to death.