The IPL 2020, to be held from March 29, has been postponed indefinitely due to the Coronavirus crisis. It was earlier postponed to 14 April, but has been postponed indefinitely as the lockdown continued in the country due to the continued threat of coronavirus. It has also been said that a decision on the IPL to be made in August-September will be taken later, given the state of the epidemic.
Many former cricketers had also given a statement about the IPL and were seen saying that when the conditions are good, the IPL schedule can be shortened. According to a BCCI official, if the IPL is canceled this year, then there may be a loss of about Rs 3,000 crore. Apart from this, Indian players have also been seen saying during their Instagram live chat that cricket can be played only after the country gets ahead of this difficult time.
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Coronavirus is growing rapidly in India. According to the latest data released on Wednesday by the Ministry of Health, the number of coronavirus infections in India has increased to 11,439. At the same time, 1,076 new cases of corona have been reported in the last 24 hours and 38 people have died. So far 377 people have died in the country from Corona