Sports Desk- The mysterious coronavirus (#COVID19) is spreading rapidly around the world. Many cases of this have also been reported in India. In such a situation, it may have an impact on the 13th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) starting on 29 March. But IPL Governing Council chairman Brijesh Patel has said that coronaviruses will not have any effect on the tournament.
The Indian Premier League will begin on March 29 in Mumbai against the Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians (CSKvMI Live Score). Its final will be played on 24 May.
Asked whether there is any threat to IPL due to coronavirus, Patel said, “There is no threat as of now and we are keeping a tab (on the situation).”
BCCI President Sourav Ganguly too ruled out any threat to the IPL or the South Africa series, beginning with the first ODI on March 12 at Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh. “Nothing in India. Not even discussed it (Coronavirus)'” said Ganguly.
Let us tell that due to the deadly coronavirus, more than 3100 people have died and more than 90000 people have been infected worldwide. Some people in India have also been hit by this virus. The Tokyo Olympic Games, starting in July, are also under threat.