The IPL 2020 has been postponed indefinitely due to the Coronavirus outbreak that has the world in a standstill.
“We will have to examine our financial situation, see how much money we have and take a call. Not hosting the Indian Premier League (IPL) will cause losses to the tune of R4,000 crore which is huge,” Ganguly was quoted as saying by the Mid-Day.
“If the IPL takes place, we won’t have to go in for pay cuts. We’ll manage things,” he added.
There have been talks about India enjoying 5 Tests in the course of the upcoming tour to Australia, scheduled between November, December and January, 2021. It has additionally been reported that India would possibly play all of the Tests within the collection at one venue, probably at Adelaide.
However, Ganguly refuted the talks. “I don’t think it will be possible for India to participate in five Tests. There will be limited overs games and plus we have to consider the 14-day quarantine guidelines. All this will extend the tour,” Ganguly stated. “Look, there are a lot of expenses involved. People can’t imagine how much is needed to run the game,” he stated.
Australian vice-captain Travis Head too had given his thumbs as much as the thought of enjoying 5 Tests within the collection. Head had additionally expressed satisfaction on Adelaide because the doable venue of all 5 Tests within the collection.
India had overwhelmed Australia within the final collection held in 2018-19 to register their first-ever Test collection win Down Under beneath Virat Kohli, the primary Asian nation to attain the feat in truth.
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