The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) reckons that it will be able to ”pull something off” towards the end of June as the board is looking forward to resuming training for the players. The coronavirus pandemic has taken a huge toll on sports across the globe. Several events have either been postponed or canceled due to the deadly virus.
Describing the same, or of the sources of ANI in BCCI said, “We will shift players to one place when 100 percent confident. For training, NCA has been discussed. We may look for other options as well, we need to keep in mind the state restrictions on travel and monsoon before taking a decision.”
The source further added, “We should be able to pull something off towards the end of June. Cricketers are waiting to get back on the field. It has been a really long time since sports stopped but as of now we are figuring out a concrete plan to resume.”
BCCI has indefinitely postponed the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) due to the COVID-19 crisis. The T20 World Cup is also under threat because of the virus. The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday deferred a decision on ”all agenda items” until June 10.
Currently, India is going through a nationwide lockdown. Meanwhile, the number of coronavirus positive patients in India went past 199000 with almost 5700 people losing their lives on Friday, as per the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
Almost the entire is in a lockdown due to the scare of the ever-escalating situation concerning the World Health Organisation-recognized pandemic that is the Coronavirus. Everything- schools, colleges, airports, railway stations, gyms, sporting events, movies, offices- have been put under lockdown as the world continues to self-isolate in order to control the pandemic.