At a time when the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the world, the detour hardly issues to the involved gamers.
Among many different sports activities occasions affected was the cancellation of the three-match ODI collection between India and South Africa. Instead of New Delhi or Mumbai, the Proteas most well-liked to fly by way of the jap metropolis as it’s but to document a single optimistic case for COVID-19.
“They will land here tomorrow and will leave the next morning. Accordingly, the BCCI is trying to make arrangements closer to the airport,” Cricket Association of Bengal president Avishek Dalmiya instructed PTI.
“We have also briefed the chief minister and the chief secretary about the developments. We are also in constant touch with the BCCI president regarding this matter.”
Asked in regards to the detour, he stated: “Kolkata is considered to be one of the safest cities so it became their obvious choice. We will provide full assistance to the South Africa team. They will be our distinguished guests. Bidhannagar Commissioner of Police L N Meena is personally looking into the arrangements and will provide necessary support.”
The first ODI in Dharamsala, on Thursday, was washed out and not using a ball being bowled and later the BCCI known as off the rest of the collection, saying they’d work with Cricket South Africa to reschedule the ODI rubber. The Indian Premier League 2020 has been postponed until April 15.
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