Rajeev Shukla mentioned that in current state of affairs no match is feasible. © PTI
Citing the prevailing state of affairs within the nation amid coronavirus pandemic, former Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla on Thursday mentioned that it’s unattainable to start out the 13th version of the IPL after April 15.The IPL was postponed until April 15 within the backdrop of COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown. “I don”t see any preparation, our priority is to fight coronavirus and save people. See it will all depend on the government what decision they will take. We will go by the government decision. We are hearing that lockdown may extend in this situation if you think IPL can happen by April 15 so it seems not possible,” Shukla advised ANI.
When requested about whether or not international gamers will take part within the IPL, Shukla mentioned that in current state of affairs no match is feasible and in addition the foreigners journey is restricted within the nation.
The Central authorities on March 11 suspended all visas to India until April 15 as a part of the measures to comprise the unfold of novel coronavirus.
With 591 contemporary COVID-19 instances and 20 deaths reported within the final 24 hours, India”s whole depend of coronavirus optimistic instances on Thursday climbed to five,865, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare mentioned.
Among the whole instances embody 5,218 energetic instances, 478 cured, discharged, and migrated instances and 169 deaths. According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), one lakh thirty thousand samples have been examined for the coronavirus up to now.