The players, especially foreign cricketers, are feeling uneasy after two cases of Covid-19 were found in the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) team, but the teams feel that the Indian Premier League (IPL) continues despite the growing threat of the epidemic. needed.
After KKR’s Varun Chakraborty and Sandeep Warrier found Covid-19 positive, questions are being raised as to how this dangerous virus reached the bio-safe environment (bio bubble) of the world’s largest T20 league. Due to travel restrictions from India, foreign players were already worried about returning home and now their concern has increased.
A franchise official said, “Half the tournament has been done.” It makes no sense to stop it. With this news (positive case in KKR team) the work of BCCI has become more challenging. “We have heard that a player was infected because he was taken out of the bio-bubble for a scan, so this bio Outside the bubble. As far as I know, everyone is following the BCCI protocol completely and there is no violation of that.
Another official said that if no other team is affected by the virus, then the tournament should continue. The official said, ‘If you want to stop the tournament, for how long. The only way is to continue playing by isolating (isolating) positive cases. The players are definitely more worried now but their main concern is how they will return home. ‘
Britain, Australia, and New Zealand have banned travelers coming from India and many cricketers from these three countries are playing in the IPL. Three of Australia’s cricketers returned home before the travel ban was imposed. Another official of one team said, “We should leave the decision to the BCCI as to what is best for all of us.” Giving them many types of opinions will only lead to confusion. ‘