The 21-day lockdown applied nationwide by Prime Minister Narendra Modi (PM Narendra Modi) to guard in opposition to the corona virus is more likely to be carried ahead for 2 weeks adopted by the 13th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) indefinitely. Cancellation is sort of sure.
The Cricket Board of India (BCCI) is awaiting the official stand of the central authorities within the matter however many of the chief ministers within the assembly with the Prime Minister sought to extend the lockdown. Given the perspective of the Chief Ministers, the world's richest cricket board has no different choice however to postpone it additional. However, it isn’t clear whether or not BCCI will announce the postponement of IPL earlier than April 15. <! –
"Three states Punjab, Maharashtra and Karnataka have already said that they will pursue the lockdown," an official with the BCCI instructed PTI on the matter of confidentiality. This implies that IPL can’t be executed proper now. But it is not going to be canceled. It will likely be deferred indefinitely. ''
The IPL was scheduled to be held from March 29 to May 24 however was postponed to April 15 resulting from Kovid-19.
IPL cancellation will value Rs 3,000 crore
"We cannot cancel the IPL as doing so would result in a loss of Rs 3000 crore," the supply mentioned. The BCCI will attempt to discover a answer with all stakeholders however the scenario must be normalized for this. It shouldn’t be attainable for BCCI high officers to set a date but.
There are at the moment two attainable dates – first from September to early October earlier than the T20 World Cup. Second option- If the stakeholders associated to ICC, Cricket Australia and T20 World Cup are prepared then IPL might be held as a replacement.
He mentioned, "There is a lot of agar-situation now." Anything might be mentioned clearly solely when issues are regular. ''