IPL will not be conducted as per the schedule which was on March 29 due to the wake of the coronavirus pandemic until April 15. The BCCI
is concerned about the health of the players, the public in general, stakeholders and all the people associated with IPL and ensuring all fans are having safe cricketing experience. The BCCI will work closely in this regard with the Government of India.
After the Government ordered Fresh visa restrictions there is douth of International players participating in IPL 2020 to avoid the spread of coronavirus. Delhi and Maharashtra government was not allowed to host IPL in its place.
The BCCI has confirmed, ODI’s against South Africa will be played behind closed doors in Lucknow and Calcutta while tournaments like
Australia’s Women’s tour of South Africa, Asia X1, World X1, Africa.
The T20 cup has been suspended. 118 Nations have been affected by Coronavirus according to WHO. Over 4300 deaths and 120,000 affected globally. Chappell Hadlee trophy between Australia and New Zealand is being played in front of close stand due to pandemic Corona Virus after a fan at women’s T20 world cup final at MCG was affected with the virus. The Ministry of External affairs advised BCCI to go ahead with the closed-door if it can’t be avoided.
The 13th edition of IPL is suspended after issued an advisory to all National sports federations which also includes BCCI to avoid public gathering in any sporting event.
BCCI President Sourav Gangly and Secretary jay shah will meet all the eight representatives of each franchise and stakeholders to show them a road map and discuss in specifics.
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