As the postponement of the Indian Premier League (IPL) additional delayed MS Dhoni’s return to the area, former cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin mentioned that making a comeback in the worldwide cricket after a very long time is not simple including that ‘practising and playing matches are two different things’.
As the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup is approaching, Azharuddin mentioned the selectors will certainly take a look at the earlier performances whereas choosing up the squad for the premier match.
“Dhoni can explain better than me about what he wants and it will be his personal decision. See as of now, the situation is not good and that is why IPL is not taking place and I feel it will take some time to get things sorted but for Dhoni, it is his personal decision,” Azharuddin instructed ANI.
“Definitely, the selectors will look at the performance because playing after a long gap is not that easy, match practice is really important and it does not matter how big a player you are, you have to play some matches. Practising and playing matches are two different things,” he added.
The 2020 version of the IPL has been postponed till additional discover by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) as a consequence of the coronavirus disaster in the nation.
The ICC T20 World Cup 2020 is scheduled to be performed between October 18 and November 15 at seven venues throughout Australia.
Amid India’s combat in opposition to the lethal virus, a number of circumstances have been reported in the nation the place folks have assaulted docs and cops.
Condemning such incidents, Azharuddin mentioned folks indulging in such actions needs to be given ‘very hard punishments’.
“See, those who are attacking doctors and police team should be given hard punishment. When a doctor joins this profession, he/she takes an oath to save the lives of people. They are just doing their job and if someone is attacking them then they should be given very hard punishment then only people will understand,” he mentioned.
Azharuddin additionally urged folks to observe the tips put in place by the authorities and take each precaution.
“See we have to follow rules and regulations. People should not gather anywhere. We have to take every precaution as there is no vaccine for it. So, we have to practice social distancing,” Azharuddin mentioned. (ANI)