The IPL 2020, 13th version of the league, which was supposed to start on March 29, was postponed indefinitely by the BCCI within the wake of coronavirus pandemic.
The Indian cricket board is now trying to host the event if the T20 World Cup, presently scheduled to be performed in Australia in October, will get cancelled because of the virus risk.
Rahul was made skipper of the facet after Ravichandran Ashwin, who led the workforce in 2018 and 2019, was traded to Delhi Capitals previous to the season.
“I actually have missed the IPL a lot. It was going to be a big season for me captaining the team and I felt like we have got some really really exciting players in the line-up,” Rahul informed teammate Mayank Agarwal in the course of the present ‘Open Nets with Mayank’ which was uploaded on IPL’s official web site.
“I was really looking forward to playing with Chris and you and Maxi and few other guys coming in.”
Gayle, who was additionally a part of the video chat, was requested the same query by Mayank and the self-proclaimed ‘Universe Boss’ mentioned this was the longest he has been a house.
“I am missing cricket as a whole to be honest. This is the longest I have ever been home. Normally, I would be away playing for some franchise,” Gayle mentioned.
“But for me this is the longest I have spent at home. It is life and this is just part of nature and we have to just accept it. Life goes on you know… can’t complain much.”
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