The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had confirmed that the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 has been postponed indefinitely as a result of ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
IPL 2020 was postponed indefinitely attributable to coronavirus. (Courtesy by BCCI)
- According to a survey, 60 percent individuals believe IPL might be organised
- The Covid-19 pandemic has led to both cancellation or postponement of all sporting occasions
- IPL, which was scheduled to start out on March 29, was pushed again till April 15
Awaiting resumption of sports activities occasions, practically 60 percent fans believe the IPL might still happen this 12 months, with 13 percent calling for it to happen behind closed doorways, in response to a survey.
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to both cancellation or postponement of all sporting occasions the world over, together with the Olympics.
Back dwelling the IPL, which was scheduled to start out on March 29, was pushed again till April 15 earlier than the organisers determined to postpone it indefinitely contemplating the unprecedented well being disaster.
A survey conduced by MyTeam11, which concerned 10,000 individuals, discovered that individuals foresee sport returning quickly however sporting venues will proceed to be empty for a very long time.
“83 percent of the poll takers pitched in to say that sports might get rolling again by the end of the year 2020 while nearly 40 percent will not feel comfortable attending sports events anytime before the year 2021. The pandemic has affected people greatly and they are unwilling to put their safety at stake,” the corporate mentioned in a press launch.
Regarding the IPL, it said, “60 percent of the people believe IPL might be organised during some other available window. This shows fans are eagerly waiting for the tournament to be held.”
“Nearly 40 people of the poll takers believe that it might not happen this year. On the other hand, 13 percent of the people believe that it should be organised in empty stadiums during the June-July window.”
The pandemic, which originated within the Chinese metropolis of Wuhan in Hubei province, has thus far claimed over 30 lakh lives the world over.
On the idea of the survey, it additional mentioned, “Where on one hand 63 percent of the sports activities fraternity is eagerly ready for sports activities to renew quickly, 20 percent of the individuals are okay even when it resumes in 3-Four months.