As a result of the coronavirus outbreak, the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 season has been delayed from 29 March to 15 April. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said about the delay; it was a “precautionary measure.” It announced on Thursday that one-day internationals between Australia and New Zealand, which began on Friday will play behind closed doors.
The competition started from 29 March to 24 May 2020, but now it is delayed. England’s Sam Curran, Eoin Morgan, Tom Banton, Chris Jordan, Harry Gurney, Jason Roy, Tom Curran, Moeen Ali and Jonny Bairstow are all listed to play in the IPL.
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On 4 June, England started a Test series against West Indies and had asked players to be back in the country by 26 May. But now it is unclear whether that deadline will have to move.
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India’s ongoing one-day international series against South Africa on Friday had also postponed. As a result of the virus, The Indian government has travel restrictions in places which were designated a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) this week.
Pakistan Super League Shortened:
The Pakistan Super League shortened as well & England’s tour of Sri Lanka also canceled during a warm-up game and the Tests postponed. Scotland’s one-day international series with the US and the UAE, scheduled to take place in April, has also been postponed.
Australian Grand Prix:
The season-opening Australian Grand Prix had postponed. In 118 countries, more than 125,000 people have diagnosed with the virus around the world, according to the WHO. More than 4,600 people had died.