IPL Governing Council chairman Brijesh Patel on Tuesday dominated out any threat to the upcoming money-wealthy T20 league due to the novel coronavirus outbreak as of now however stated the authorities are keeping a tab on the scenario. The IPL begins with a conflict between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings on the Wankhede Stadium on March 29 whereas the ultimate will happen on 24 May.
Asked whether or not there’s any threat to IPL due to coronavirus, Patel stated, “There is no threat as of now and we are keeping a tab (on the situation).”
BCCI President Sourav Ganguly too dominated out any threat to the IPL or the South Africa sequence, starting with the primary ODI on March 12 at Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh.
“Nothing in India. Not even mentioned it (Coronovirus)’“ stated Ganguly.
Another senior BCCI official stated that the South African crew was coming as per the schedule for the three-match ODI sequence.
The lethal illness, which has killed over 3,100 folks and contaminated over 90,000 globally, has wrecked havoc on the worldwide calender of assorted sporting occasions throughout the globe and has even put the upcoming Tokyo Olympics below doubt.
Just a few instances of the virus an infection have additionally been reported in India.