'Not Even Discussed it' - No Threat to IPL Due to Coronavirus, Says Ganguly

IPL Governing Council chairman Brijesh Patel on Tuesday dominated out any menace to the upcoming cash-rich T20 league as a result of novel coronavirus outbreak as of now however stated the authorities are maintaining a tab on the state of affairs.

The IPL begins with a conflict between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Tremendous Kings on the Wankhede Stadium on March 29 whereas the ultimate will happen on Could 24.

Requested whether or not there may be any menace to IPL resulting from coronavirus, Patel stated, “There isn’t any menace as of now and we’re maintaining a tab (on the state of affairs).”

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly too dominated out any menace to the IPL or the South Africa sequence, starting with the primary ODI on March 12 at Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh.

“Nothing in India. Not even mentioned it (Coronavirus)'” stated Ganguly.

One other senior BCCI official stated that the South African crew was coming as per the schedule for the three-match ODI sequence.

The lethal illness, which has killed over 3,100 individuals and contaminated over 90,000 globally, has wrecked havoc on the worldwide calendar of varied sporting occasions throughout the globe and has even put the upcoming Tokyo Olympics underneath doubt.

Just a few circumstances of the virus an infection have additionally been reported in India.


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