By each passing day, things getting worse in the world amidst the concern of the novel coronavirus.
Now the fresh news coming out of the window that IPL 2020 fate can only be decided after April 15. Mmmmm!
In case of if you don’t know, the Vivo IPL 2020 is going to take place on March 29. But amidst the concern of COVID-19, the IPL postponed till April 15.
Last week India’s Sports Ministry advised all the National Sports Federations including BCCI that no public gathering at sports event concern to novel coronavirus.
After that advice received from the sports ministry, BCCI instantly called off the ODI series between India and South Africa.
Besides this BCCI also postponed the IPL 2020 till April 15.
Due to concern of Coronavirus almost all the major cricket series has been called off.
India vs South Africa, Australia vs New Zealand, England vs Sri Lanka, PSLV ( Pakistan Premier League, fifth edition) and much more domestic cricket of all the cricket playing nations.
The fate of IPl 2020:
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju gives a bite in the media concern the fate of IPL,
“After April 15 the government will come up with new advisory and guidelines according to the situation. BCCI is a body that looks after cricket which is not an Olympic sport. But here it is not the question of the sporting event alone but a question of the safety of the citizens. In an event, there will be thousands of spectators. So it is not just for the sports bodies or sportspersons it is for every citizen of the country.”
As you know that the sports ministry was already given the advice that no public gathering at any sports event till April 15.
In case if you don’t know the Government will not issue any fresh visa to the foreigner exception in some field. Many foreign players are adding much glory to cash-rich league i.e, IPL.
Fans can keep waiting to see their favorite player in the cash-rich IPL. Hmmm.. it’s quite hard. But we’ll have to.
BCCI is going to arrange a conference meeting with all-eight franchises on the coming Tuesday. In this, all the officials and franchisees’ owners will further decide the fate of IPL.
The novel Corona Virus has been spread around 150+ countries. Affecting more than 150,000 people and casing deaths to 11,000 individuals.
The WHO ( World Health Organisation ) has already declared it a Pandemic. Be safe because our lives matter the most.