IPL 2020 is 100 % possible if normalcy returns by October: Ashish Nehra
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Published: April 8, 2020 2:09:39 pm


Ashish Nehra played his last international match against New Zealand earlier this month. Ashish Nehra believes there is a chance of the IPL going down within the final quarter of the 12 months (Source: PTI)

Former India left-arm pacer Ashish Nehra believes there is a chance of the IPL going down within the final quarter of the 12 months, offered the COVID-19 pandemic is introduced below management worldwide by the month of October.

The IPL 2020, which was scheduled to be performed from March 29, has been suspended until April 15 with no readability but on whether or not it could go forward in any respect.

“Even if the IPL doesn’t happen in August, (because) there are a lot of places in India that witness rains during that month and there are high chances that lots of matches will get cancelled,” Nehra informed on Star Sports 1 Hindi present ‘Cricket Connected’.

“If things go back to normal around the world by October, we’ll have a 100 per cent clearance,” he reckoned.

With the spike in coronavirus circumstances and deaths exhibiting no indicators of relenting internationally, there are slim possibilities of the IPL occurring this 12 months.

The lethal contagion has claimed practically 150 Indian lives other than inflicting greater than 80,000 international deaths which has pressured international locations, together with India, to go below lockdown of their bid to flatten the curve.

Meanwhile, Nehra feels former star all-aounder Yuvraj Singh has all the time excelled whereas enjoying below Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s captaincy.

“Yuvraj has performed nicely below MS Dhoni, so far as I’ve seen Yuvraj’s profession, the way in which he has batted in 2007 and 2008 onwards it has been impeccable and in 2011 we noticed how he braved his illness and performed brilliantly below Dhoni.

“I feel every player has their own choice of a favourite captain when they play for 16 years and Yuvraj played well under Dhoni according to me,” he stated.

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