BCCI suspends all remaining domestic video games including Irani Cup within the wake of coronavirus pandemic. The Irani Cup, which is the season-ender domestic contest, was scheduled to be performed on March 18. In a contemporary press launch, the BCCI mentioned: “In view of the ongoing Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) outbreak, the BCCI on Saturday announced that all matches of the Paytm Irani Cup, Senior Women’s One-Day Knockout, Vizzy Trophy, Senior Women’s One-Day Challenger, Women’s Under 19 One-Day knockout, Women’s Under 19 T20 League, Super League and knockout, Women’s Under 19 T20 Challenger Trophy, Women’s Under 23 knockout, Women’s Under 23 One-Day Challenger have been put on hold till further notice.”
The cricketing board had earlier suspended India’s ODI sequence in opposition to South Africa and the Indian Premier League.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday determined to reschedule the remaining two matches of the one-day worldwide sequence in opposition to South Africa. As a results of this resolution the 2 matches scheduled to be performed in Lucknow and Kolkata now stand cancelled.
“The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) along with Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Friday announced to reschedule the ongoing ODI series in view of the Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) outbreak. Cricket South Africa will visit India at a later date to play 3 One-day Internationals. The BCCI-CSA will jointly work out the revised schedule,” BCCI knowledgeable by way of an official mail.
The resolution got here after the board additionally determined to postpone the beginning of the Indian Premier League to April 15, amid the rising risk of coronavirus pandemic. The first ODI in Dharamsala was deserted as a result of rain with out even the toss going down. The second match of the sequence was scheduled to be performed at Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow on Sunday and the ultimate match was to be performed on the iconic Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Wednesday.
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