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We will go by authorities determination: Rajeev Shukla on holding IPL

When requested about whether or not international gamers will take part within the IPL, Rajeev Shukla stated that in current state of affairs no match is feasible and likewise the foreigners journey is restricted within the nation.

A file photo of Rajeev Shukla (AP Photo)

A file picture of Rajeev Shukla (AP Photo)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Rajeev Shukla stated that it’s not possible to start out IPL after April 15
  • I do not see any preparation, our precedence is to struggle coronavirus and save individuals: Rajeev Shukla
  • The IPL was postponed until April 15 within the backdrop of COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown

Citing the prevailing state of affairs within the nation amid coronavirus pandemic, former Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla on Thursday stated that it’s not possible 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 stated that in current state of affairs no match is feasible and likewise 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 complete rely of coronavirus optimistic instances on Thursday climbed to five,865, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare stated.

Among the whole instances embrace 5,218 lively 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.

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