The sporting calendar worldwide was thrown into turmoil as coronavirus ravaged occasions throughout the globe. The Indian Premier League (IPL) was among the many huge identify occasions swept apart by the coronavirus pandemic. On Friday, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) introduced that IPL 2020 can be pushed again from March 29 to April 15 amid mounting anxiousness. Former Australia cricket captain Shane Warne took to Twitter to ask his followers if the BCCI had postponed the world’s most profitable home cricket competitors. And whereas many up to date the previous Rajasthan Royals with the most recent information, others determined to have some enjoyable.
Some Twitter customers poked enjoyable at Warne’s resolution to tag the likes of Kuldeep Yadav whereas failing to tag present BCCI president Sourav Ganguly.
That feeling when Kuldeep Yadav will get tagged.pic.twitter.com/zcei67cjzg
— Venky (@Venkat43064489) March 13, 2020
Mai job chhod doon fir??!! pic.twitter.com/ro5m5vJrHx
—Om Lal Mehta (@omlalmehta) March 13, 2020
— Om Lal Mehta (@omlalmehta) March 13, 2020
First of all, there was not want for tagging in any respect
— Heera Thakur (@SatanHeera) March 13, 2020
Can’t he see information?. Asking kuldeep
— Avi (@22yaards) March 13, 2020
I really feel you can of tagged me hahahaha
— Sean”Ghost” Muller (Thrillhouse Arcade) (@coffeestar2010) March 13, 2020
— Piyush P Patel (@the_p_cube) March 13, 2020
— PRIYA YADAV (@PRIYAYA56087971) March 14, 2020
@SGanguly99 will stroll down the observe and hit him for a six proper over his Head
— Shanky (@ShankyMaini) March 13, 2020
“The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to suspend IPL 2020 till 15th April 2020, as a precautionary measure against the ongoing Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) situation,” the cricket board mentioned in a press release.
“The BCCI is concerned and sensitive about all its stakeholders, and public health in general, and it is taking all necessary steps to ensure that, all people related to IPL including fans have a safe cricketing experience.”
“The BCCI will work closely with the Government of India along with the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and all other relevant Central and State Government departments in this regard,” the assertion added.
The BCCI assertion got here behind the announcement made by the Delhi authorities that it’ll not permit any sporting exercise within the nationwide capital because of the well being disaster.
Soon sufficient, India additionally referred to as off the 2 remaining ODIs towards the visiting South Africa workforce. The subsequent recreation was to be performed in Lucknow on Sunday.
India has reported two deaths because of the coronavirus up to now — a 68-year-old Delhi resident turned the nation’s second sufferer on Friday.
The complete variety of reported coronavirus circumstances climbed over 80 in India.