Situation needs to improve, then we can talk about IPL: Rohit Sharma to Yuzvendra Chahal
By: Sports Desk |

Updated: March 27, 2020 2:15:59 pm


India’s Rohit Sharma and Yuzvendra Chahal talk to one another on Instagram chat (Photo: Surjeet Yadav/IANS)

In dialog with teammate Yuzvendra Chahal, India opener Rohit Sharma mentioned that the Indian Premier League (IPL) can wait until life returns to normalcy due to the outbreak of coronavirus.

In an Instagram chat, Chahal requested Rohit what he thought was the destiny of the cash-rich league and the India vice-captain replied, “We should first think about the country. The situation needs to get better first then we can talk about the IPL. Let life get back to normal first.”

IPL was scheduled to begin in March however was postponed by BCCI until April 15. But with greater than 700 instances and 14 deaths due to coronavirus reported within the nation thus far, the cricket league has excessive possibilities of getting additional postponed and even cancelled.

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Speaking about the lockdown, Rohit stood in his balcony and mentioned, “I haven’t seen Bombay like this before. As cricketers, we don’t get time with family. So much of tours and cricket is there. This is a time to spend with them and loads of it.”

Referring to the New Zealand tour, Rohit mentioned he wished to see Chahal again in raging motion to which he replied. “I bowled decent but I am missing a winning spell for long,” Chahal mentioned. “I am getting 2-3 wickets but I want a winning spell, and that is missing.”

“I play games. In the afternoons I spend time with family. I rest and it’s just these things now,” he mentioned, including that he sleeps at 5 AM within the morning and will get up at 2 PM.

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