The fate of IPL 2020, that is slated to start from March 29, will be decided on March 14 at the IPL’s Governing Council. With the World Health Organization declaring the outbreak of Coronavirus as a pandemic with the number of affected people crossing 124,000 globally. In India, the total number of coronavirus infected people has risen to 73.
As per the latest developments, India has suspended all visas till April 15, except a few categories such as diplomacy and employment. And because of the same reason, no foreign player will be available for this year’s IPL till April 15 because of visa restrictions, as revealed by a top source of BCCI.
“The foreign players who play in the IPL come under the Business Visa category. As per the government’s directive, they can’t come till April 15,” the source revealed.
Me and my bois after knowing that IPL may be postponed due to Coronavirus outbreak in India pic.twitter.com/WdJEsmslCp
— Nusta Memes (@nustamemes7) March 11, 2020
However, more than the outbreak of coronavirus, the Indian cricket fans are concerned about the cancellation of IPL 2020. Twitter has been flooded with the questions on IPL 2020 getting canceled or postponed by the cricket fans, who don’t the BCCI to cancel or postpone the tournament.
The die-hard cricket fans are even stating that ‘life isn’t worth living if IPL gets canceled due to coronavirus.”
If ipl is cancelled everyone should get corona virus. It’s not worth living then. https://t.co/ufOMTZUk5T
— Pradhyoth (@Pradhyoth1) March 10, 2020
Meanwhile, many fans are even asking their favorite IPL teams about the fate of IPL 2020. Reacting to the questions, Chennai Super Kings via their official Twitter account responded to the questions of fans in a hilarious way.
They retweeted a picture of Ambatti Rayudu, which was originally posted by them where they decoded Ambatti’s expressions as “That how do I know sir?”. Retweeting the picture, CSK wrote:
“When you ask us if IPL will happen or not? 😕”
Here, check out the Tweet of Chennai Super Kings:
When you ask us if IPL will happen or not? 😕 https://t.co/c9V2Jz8LEd
— Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) March 12, 2020
Well, seems like we all will have to wait to know about the fate of IPL 2020.