England all-rounder Ben Stokes had mentioned that he’s maintaining himself match for Indian Premier League 2020 if it occurs. In an interview with BBC, Stokes mentioned that IPL 2020 goes to be the subsequent aggressive cricket that he’ll play whereas confirming his availability for the 13th season of the event regardless of the Covid-19 lockdown in India. However, these feedback did not sit down nicely with the followers as he confronted some backlash.
“At the moment my next competitive cricket is going to be in the IPL,” Stokes instructed BBC.
A Twitter person used this assertion to inform Stokes to ‘forget the money and limelight’ and ‘think for everyone’.
The feedback did not go unnoticed as Stokes requested the followers to learn the total interview and not simply the headline.
— Ben Stokes (@benstokes38) March 25, 2020
This is what Stokes had mentioned within the interview:-
“I’ve to get my head spherical that I’m taking part in though within the back of my thoughts I do know I’m in all probability not. I’ve to construct up and get myself bodily able that if it does occur I’m good to go.
“I can not take three weeks off and count on the physique to be prepared for April 20 as a result of it doesn’t work like that. It may occur and if it does I don’t wish to be behind.
“There will probably be a variety of recommendation given to us and if it was an choice to go we should take the wise one.”
Stokes was purchased for 12.5 crores by Rajasthan Royals in IPL public sale 2018 and is considered one of 13 English gamers that would half within the event, if it begins on April 15. The probabilities of that occuring are slim as India is lockdown for 21 days as a result of coronavirus outbreak within the subcontinent.