The BCCI has postponed the 13th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) until April 15, in view of the growing threat of Corona virus infection, but it is believed that the epidemic is spreading. In view of that, the IPL can now be held between July and September. Even after this, its organization cannot be said to be fixed. Eight franchise teams of IPL also had teleconferencing with BCCI, but no decision could be taken in this either. The World Health Organization (WHO) has already declared the corona virus epidemic.
According to a report, the BCCI is considering that the IPL be conducted between July and September. In 2009, the IPL was played in South Africa within 37 days. It was over within five weeks and two days. If a slot is found, then some IPL matches can be played outside India and some matches can be played out or the tournament can be dropped altogether. It is also necessary to see how many cases of Corona virus infection are there. Not many cricket matches are to be played between July and September. Asia Cup to be played in UAE in September. Apart from the Asia Cup, the Indian team has to play a limited-overs series against Sri Lanka before the 2020 ICC T20 World Cup.
Be prepared to suffer the loss: Finch
Australian One-Day Team Captain Aaron Finch said that Corona In the way the epidemic is increasing, they may not be able to play IPL. In such a situation, all the Australian players playing IPL should be prepared to bear the loss of revenue. Australian players received the highest amount in the IPL auction. Players will have to suffer heavy losses if they do not play now. Finch said that everyone has to face this situation together. Earlier, Cricket Australia (CA) said that it would review the No Objection Certificate (NOC) given to its players for the IPL one more time. Apart from this, travel restrictions have also been imposed.
Finch said that even after the IPL starts after April 15, it can be difficult for Australian cricketers to participate in it. Finch said, "When you are part of the revenue sharing model, you are also affected when the organization is in trouble. We understand that we are all in this together. "He is confident that everything will be alright in the long run, but it is difficult to say when that will happen." "At least 17 Australian cricketers have contracts with the IPL." Finch is scheduled to play Royal Challenges Bangalore in the IPL. He said, "We have never faced this kind of situation before." Advice on travel has changed in the last few hours. This can change in two weeks or three weeks. It is difficult to plan anything.