Former Team India cricketer Gautam Gambhir has now revealed that the Indian Premier League (IPL) has the power to lift up the mood of the entire nation.
The out break of deadly corona virus raise it’s impact day by day to an greater extend. The deadly corona virus marks it’s image almost in every nook and corner of the world. Thus without any option left governments starts to impose a total lock down, in that list Indian government recently extend it’s lock down period till May 17 to control the COVID-19 spread.
“As a politician, if you ask me then I would say it is very important for us to save the lives of the people.”
“But if you want to change the mood of the country, not all IPLs are to win or lose, some are to change the mood of the country. So there could not be anything better than IPL for that,” Gambhir told Sports Tak.
IPL suspend till further notice
The cash rich Indian Premier League(IPL) has been suspended till further notice amid coronavirus pandemic. Originally 13th edition of Indian Premier League has been scheduled to start from March 29. The opening match has been planned to play between the defending champion Mumbai Indians and MS Dhoni‘s led Chennai Super Kings.
“I know, many people will say that IPL is more important for you, but personally, if IPL happens this year, as an Indian I feel, then any franchise should not look it from the way of winning or losing, they should look it in a way to change the spirit of the nation,” Gambhir added.
“When the world has been brought to a standstill, then there seems to be negativity around, but when people will watch IPL, the atmosphere would change. So this IPL would be the most special of all the IPLs in the past 12 years. Even if it happens closed doors or without overseas players, or whoever wins, it does not matter, eventually, the nation will win.”