The BCCI and Sri Lanka Cricket unanimously got here to a choice that the scenario shouldn’t be possible for the video games to go forward throughout these troubled occasions. Team India was scheduled to play three ODIs and as many T20Is within the island nation, beginning June finish and persevering with until July. The dates for the matches had not but been finalised.
“It is not possible to tour Sri Lanka in July in the current scenario,” the supply instructed PTI. A media launch from Sri Lanka additionally confirmed the event.
“The BCCI informed Sri Lanka Cricket that due to the prevailing circumstances revolving around COVID-19 pandemic, the cricket series, which included 3 ODIs and 3 T20I matches will not be feasible,” the SLC said.
The cancellation was anticipated as Indian gamers are but to renew coaching with instances persevering with to rise quickly within the nation, which has recorded greater than 8,000 COVID-19 deaths up to now.
Earlier within the day, Brijesh Patel, the IPL Governing Council Chairman, stated the BCCI is able to go forward with the IPL 2020 and they’re ready for a ultimate phrase from the ICC relating to the T20 World Cup, scheduled to be held in Australia in October-November.
Patel additionally stated the IPL 2020 and even part of it could possibly be staged overseas because the BCCI is exploring all choices to conduct the event this 12 months itself.
“We are ready to go ahead with the IPL. But we can start planning the schedule formally only after the official announcement is made on the T20 World Cup. On our part, we’ve already earmarked the September-October window for the tournament to be played,” Patel was quoted as saying by the Times of India.
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