The President of BCCI Sourav Ganguly has finally confirmed that chances of balance IPL taking place in India are very grim against the increasing coronavirus threat. This decision has come in the wake of India staring at alarming increase in corona virus cases with many cities including states are going into lock down.
The IPL 2021 was suspended following some of the players getting tested positive for Corona virus and it was pertinent that the health and safety of players should be given importance than the game. India is facing a gruelling schedule ahead with the World Test Championship against New Zealand on June 18 followed by visit to Sri Lanka and back to England in August and September for five test series.
“Too early to say how we can find a slot to complete the IPL,” Ganguly told Sportstar magazine in India at the weekend. “There are lots of organisational hazards like 14-day quarantine. It can’t happen in India. This quarantine is tough to handle,” he added. If IPL has to resume anytime, it may not happen in India and the chances of resuming at United Arab Emirates are very bright.