After what the masses are witnessing at UAE, the speculations shall be of scrapping up the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL 2020). The Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) already wanted to organize the league at any cost which is now to take place from 19th September at UAE.
The rising COVID-19 cases are far more dangerous and the player’s safety shall be the utmost priority. The Chennai Super Kings (CSK) camp has witnessed as many as thirteen contestants contracting with the deadly virus. The tested positives are now isolated as a vast number from a single franchise has got affected.
The formal reports also concluded that an official of the BCCI has granted time to Dhoni’s leading side for their wellbeing and to come out of the setback.
A social activist from Mumbai feels ashamed that the world’s richest cricket board is commencing the league by any means neglecting the worst health’s fact at the decided venue. He has written a five-page long letter to related bodies urging the board to scrap up the league and adjust somewhere in the suitable time.
Also, BCCI were to reveal the complete and official schedule of the cash-rich T20 league on 29th August that got delayed after the attack of COVID-19 on CSK’s camp.
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“As a cricket lover, I feel ashamed that our Indian government and the Indian cricket board feel that the UAE is fit to play the IPL this season. This in spite of 68000 cases and 490 cases everyday in UAE,” Nair has stated, as quoted by bdcrictime.
“That, this approval was given without keeping the safety and well-being of the Indian players and hence in violation of Rights and Constitutional guarantees to every citizen of India, including the players featured in the IPL-13th Edition”, the notice further said.
“That, by merely shifting the venue we are not conclusively keeping our valuable citizens/cricketers away from exposing to the deadly contagion COVID-19”,