Ganguly concedes travelling might have prompted bubble-penetrate The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) feels that arranging the IPL 2021 was not an error. In a new meeting former India captain and BCCI President Sourav Ganguly clarified the whole perspective behind the choice to coordinate the IPL 2021 in bunch band design with six scenes as hosts. He additionally opened up about moving T20 World Cup out of India. Simultaneously, Ganguly and BCCI are dumbfounded yet felt travel may have caused the IPL 2021 bio secure protocol breach.
“I really don’t know what led to this situation inside the bio-security bubble. We will have to do a post-mortem and look into the reasons behind this. But travelling could have been an issue,” quoted by Sourav Ganguly to Telegraph India.
“When we decided all this, there was no (Covid spike) in India. So it’s very easy to say now, but when this tournament was organised, Covid numbers (in India) were nothing. We started with Mumbai and finished there without any case. And Mumbai was very high (number of active Covid cases) then,” added by Ganguly as said by Indian Express.
It is prominent that India was seeing almost 90,000 cases consistently when the IPL 2021 started in India. During IPL a year ago, India announced almost 80,000 cases each day. The quantity of Covid cases, incited constantly wave of COVID-19, saw a leap by multiple times.
“They will all be fine. They are all looked after and they will all reach home. The Australians will reach the Maldives tomorrow, finish their quarantine and then reach Australia safely. So I don’t see any issue,” said by Ganguly.
“Let’s see what happens to the World T20. There’s still some time left and we don’t know how things will pan out a month later… Can’t comment right now. But let’s not assume things,” said by Ganguly to Telegraph India when asked about fate over ICC T20 World Cup.
BCCI President added that the WTC Final will go on as booked (June 18) and Indian players will go through compulsory 7-day isolate in England.
He closed down by saying that the players would now be able to go through immunisation as state governments have now affirmed inoculation of 18+.