Due to the outbreak of corona virus one of the most loved sports event “cricket” has been postponed. Due to COVID-19 pandemic all major sports events and tours has been called off and still in oscillation for their execution.
In year 2020 many major cricket events has been scheduled including Men’s T20 world cup and cash rich Indian Premier League. Due to this pandemic all the sports events has been cancelled without an option left.
ECB Permit Players to Resume their Training
Earlier England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) released a list of 55 players who can resume their training. Due to the corona virus pandemic all scheduled sports events has been called off and players too restricted to resume their training.
On May 29 ECB lists names of the 55 men’s national players and permit them to resume their training to prepare for behind-closed-doors cricket, subject to UK Government clearance.
The ECB continues to work closely with its county partners to provide a safe and efficient return to practice for players, and is grateful for the support of the counties in assisting with the coaching provision across this period.
ECB also confirmed squads for specific formats will be announced in the coming days.
BCCI’s Decision on Resuming Cricket
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is ambitious to ‘pull something off’ by the end of June as the body discusses resumption of training amid coronavirus outbreak across the nation.
“We will shift players to one place when 100 percent confident. For training, NCA has been discussed.”
“We may look for other options as well, we need to keep in mind the state restrictions on travel and monsoon before taking a decision,” a source within BCCI told ANI.
“We should be able to pull something off towards the end of June.”
“Cricketers are waiting to get back on the field. It has been a really long time since sports stopped but as of now we are figuring out a concrete plan to resume,” the source added.
As the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak continues to spread like wildfire in India, the central and state governments are respectively amping up all of their efforts to check potential contamination.