The coronavirus pandemic has compelled nearly each sporting occasion the world over to be both cancelled or postponed. Cricket has additionally been largely impacted by the continued well being disaster. Whereas the profitable Indian Premier League (IPL) has been postponed indefinitely by the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI), there have been doubts over the upcoming Twenty20 World Cup, scheduled to be performed in Australia later this yr. BCCI treasurer Arun Dhumal, whereas chatting with Sydney Morning Herald, has additionally expressed his doubts and stated that will probably be “troublesome” to host the worldwide occasion as scheduled.
Arun Dhumal stated that the gamers have been away from motion for a very long time and will probably be a troublesome name for each board to ship their gamers to play a worldwide occasion like World Cup with out an excessive amount of of match observe.
“They may have been out of cricket for a very long time. Would you wish to be with out coaching for that lengthy and immediately go and play [the] World Cup?” he stated. “That may be a name each board has to take. It appears to be troublesome,” Dhumal added.
The BCCI treasurer additionally talked about that Workforce India will observe the safety measures as soon as the groups are allowed to journey abroad.
The gamers might need to self-isolate themselves for 2 weeks after they journey to a different nation and Dhumal added that the board will observe all of the norms that may come as soon as the lockdown ends.
“There isn’t a selection – everybody should do this. You’ll wish to resume the cricket.”
“Two weeks shouldn’t be that lengthy a lockdown. That might be splendid for any sportsman as a result of if you end up in quarantine for such a protracted interval, then going to a different nation and having a two-week lockdown it could be factor to do. We’ll must see what the norms are publish this lockdown.”
Talking on the way forward for IPL, Dhumal added that the board is but to take any determination concerning the event.
“We have not deliberate something as of now. We won’t consider IPL getting again but,” Dhumal stated.