Amid strategies and reviews of compacting in the IPL forward of the T20 World Cup in October this 12 months regardless of there being query marks on the world occasion going down in Australia itself, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly made it clear that cricket in India has taken a backseat and there are not any possibilities of the game going down in the nation in the near future due to Covid-19 pandemic.
The world outbreak of coronavirus has ceased all main sporting actions all over the world together with the indefinite postponement of IPL for the primary time since its inception. Though there was no official phrase from BCCI however there have been reviews in regards to the board looking for a window earlier than the T20 World Cup for IPL.
Board president Ganguly, nonetheless made it clear well being is extra vital that cricket.
“The social reality of Germany and India are different, there will be no cricket in India in the near future,” Ganguly informed TOI on Tuesday. “There are too many ifs and buts involved. More importantly, I don’t believe in sport when there is a risk to human life.”
Ganguly made the reference to Germany because the Budesliga soccer match is about to renew in entrance of empty stands.
There have been strategies of doing the identical for IPL from former cricketers however after Ganguly’s feedback it appears to be like unlikely. The IPL was initially scheduled to happen in March 29 this 12 months.
Meanwhile there are query marks lingering even over the Men’s T20 World Cup slated to happen in Australia in October because the Australian authorities have put all worldwide travels at maintain until September 31.
ICC CEO on Tuesday stated that they’re in fixed contact with specialists and Australian authorities on the way forward for T20 World Cup.
“In relation to ICC events, including the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, we will continue to take advice from experts and authorities, including the Australian government. We will utilize all of the data and information available to us to ensure we can take responsible decisions around all competitions at an appropriate time that are in the best interests of our sport,” stated ICC Chief Executive Sawhney.