The fate of the 13th edition of Indian Premier League is now completely dependent on CoVID-19. As the days are passing, the hopes of IPL 2020 is also fading away. The Governments all over the world has suspended all the international flights and visas to all foreign nationals. The complete world is at halt.
In India only, the number of Corona positive cases has risen to 283 and the number is still increasing. Death toll in the whole world has reached almost to 12000.
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To take a final decision on the fate of IPL, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has now decided to have a conference call with all the eight franchises on March 24.
A BCCI source told ANI, reported Times of India, “BCCI and IPL franchises to have a conference call on coming Tuesday to discuss the process and further way of IPL 2020.“
Initially, the IPL was deferred till April 15 from March 29 and now it is mostly possible that IPL 2020 might be cancelled.
As the conditions worsen due to Corona pandemic, BCCI has closed its headquarters and it is not possible to held a meeting at BCCI. Keeping advisories in mind, it is also not possible to held a meeting at a hotel. The BCCI had also asked its employees to work from home. Several state governments, including Maharashtra, have shut down all the shops except for pharmacies and grocery stores. The state governments have also requested their employers to allow employees to work from home or to work at office alternatively.
“BCCI office has closed so no meeting can be held there similarly no meeting can be held in the hotel so they have opted for a conference call,” the source added.
Now, if we conclude this article, it is all likely that the IPL 2020 is on the verse of cancellation.