IPL 2020: More than two thousand cases of coronavirus have been reported in India so far. A 21-day lockdown has been announced in the country.
The 13th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) has been postponed to 15 April due to Coronavirus. New dates for the tournament have not been announced yet.
Former England captain Michael Vaughan has put forward a new plan for the IPL event. Vaughan believes that if the situation with the COVID-19 epidemic is controlled, a five-week league could be held before the T20 World Cup in October and November.
More than 50 thousand people have died due to this infection worldwide.
Michael Vaughan tweeted, “Here’s a thought .. The IPL is played for the 5 weeks leading up to the T20 World Cup in Oz .. all players use it as the great warm up for the WC .. then the WC happens .. So important for the game that the IPL takes place but also the WC ..”
If Vaughan’s suggestion is taken into account, it means that he is looking forward to the IPL in September before the T20 World Cup starts in Australia from October 18 Huh.
In September, India’s UAE is scheduled to participate in the Asia Cup, which will be hosted by the Pakistan Cricket Board. This is followed by three one-day internationals for England and three T20 internationals coming to India.
BCCI official said on condition of anonymity, “September is the monsoon season in India. Mumbai gets a lot of rain, Chennai can also get rain. This decision cannot be taken lightly. “
There is also a suggestion that the ICC T20 World Cup be canceled in October-November and this window be given to BCCI for the IPL event, but ICC and BCCI sources believe that commenting on it at this time There will be haste.
BCCI source said, “You don’t know about the situation yesterday. Let us indicate that things are improving and things are going back to normal. You can then consider the options.”