With the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) workplace closed and workers requested to work at home within the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, its president and former India captain Sourav Ganguly has obtained a uncommon “free” day. “Amids all of the corona virus scare .. blissful to take a seat within the lounge at 5pm .. free… cannot keep in mind once I did final ..” Ganguly stated in an Instagram publish with a selfie.
The BCCI has requested its workers to work at home within the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic which has additionally impacted India with over 150 instances detected within the nation.
The Mumbai Cricket Affiliation (MCA) and the Cricket Affiliation of Bengal (CAB) has additionally adopted BCCI’s footsteps and have closed their workplaces until Saturday.
Ganguly, who was CAB President earlier than taking on the BCCI job, has a room to work on the CAB workplace.
Ganguly has lately stated the 2020 season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will probably be a truncated affair.
The season was as a result of begin on March 29, however has since been deferred to April 15 as a result of outbreak of coronavirus.
“If it occurs, it needs to be truncated as a result of if it begins on April 15, then anyway 15 days are gone. How truncated, what number of video games, I am unable to inform in the intervening time,” he advised reporters after assembly officers from IPL franchises.
Ganguly stated that even a name on whether or not to play the matches behind closed doorways could be thought of solely after April 15 and that it’s “too untimely” to contemplate back-up plans in case the season can’t be held even after that date. “Permit us every week after which we’ll work out how issues go round on the planet and resolve,” he stated.
“We are going to reassess the state of affairs each week. We are going to (coordinate) with the (authorities) and work round.”