As the variety of circumstances of coronavirus crossed 80 in India, cricket crew captain Virat Kohli tweeted a message to his followers on Saturday asking them to remain secure and take care. “Let’s stay strong and fight the #COVID19 outbreak by taking all precautionary measures,” Kohli tweeted. “Stay safe, be vigilant and most importantly remember, prevention is better than cure,” he added and signed off by saying “Please take care everyone.” His tweet comes a day after India’s ODI sequence in opposition to South Africa was referred to as off.
Let’s keep robust and combat the #COVID19 outbreak by taking all precautionary measures. Stay secure, be vigilant and most significantly keep in mind, prevention is healthier than treatment. Please take care everybody.
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) March 14, 2020
Kohli’s India teammate KL Rahul additionally tweeted in regards to the pandemic. “In these testing times let’s stay strong and care for each other. Urging everyone to follow the instructions given by health experts and stay safe,” he tweeted.
In these testing instances let’s keep robust and take care of one another. Urging everybody to comply with the directions given by well being specialists and keep secure #coronavirus.
— Ok L Rahul (@klrahul11) March 14, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has majorly impacted cricket, identical to all different sports activities. On Friday, the BCCI introduced that the beginning of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 was postponed from March 29 to April 15.
“First priority is safety, so we postponed the games,” BCCI president Sourav Ganguly mentioned after the IPL was postponed.
The two remaining matches within the India-South Africa sequence, which had been speculated to be performed behind closed doorways, had been additionally referred to as off.
“Cricket South Africa will visit India at a later date to play three One-day Internationals. The BCCI-CSA will jointly work out the revised schedule,” Board Secretary Jay Shah mentioned.
The final day of the Ranji Trophy remaining, which Saurashtra received after beating Bengal, was additionally performed behind closed doorways.
The illness has claimed the lives of over 4000 folks throughout the globe, with two deaths reported in India thus far.