The BCCI held a gathering of the IPL governing council together with crew homeowners. © AFP
The BCCI on Saturday mentioned the choice of conducting a curtailed Indian Premier League with the eight IPL franchise homeowners in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic that has led to the occasion being suspended by a fortnight. The BCCI on Friday postponed the beginning of the IPL from March 29 to April 15 and likewise referred to as off the ODI sequence in opposition to South Africa. “There were six to seven options discussed during the meeting between team owners and BCCI including a curtailed IPL,” a BCCI supply instructed PTI on situations of anonymity after the assembly in Mumbai.
In India, there have been two deaths and greater than 80 constructive COVID-19 circumstances, leading to a authorities directive to close the followers out of sporting occasions to keep away from giant gatherings.
The supply additionally confirmed that shifting the event overseas was not mentioned in any respect within the assembly.
COVID-19 has resulted in additional than 5,000 deaths globally.
Kings XI Punjab co-owner Ness Wadia mentioned: “BCCI, IPL and (official broadcaster) Star (Sports) are clear that we are not looking at financial loss.”