New Delhi The IPL season is going to start from 9 April, preparations have been finalized. Players of all teams are sweating hard by practicing net in order to perform well in IPL and win the title. The objective of the players is to be in excellent form in some way in the season.
The first match will be played between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Wankhede Stadium amidst increasing pace of Corona virus infection. In such a situation, the question in everyone’s mind is whether the IPL match between Corona Kahar will be in Wankhede or not, but in the meantime a good news has come to the audience.
The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) has reiterated that the activities of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will not have any effect despite the government’s latest orders to stop the spread of the Kovid-19 virus in the state. The MCA’s clarification came in the wake of partial lockdown measures announced by the Maharashtra government. “We have received a call from the city Municipal Commissioner,” Cricbuzz quoted an MCA official as saying.
The association has been assured that the lockdown measures will not have any impact on the IPL matches. However, other cricket activities have to be stopped immediately. The MCA official also confirmed that IPL teams can continue to practice normally. Any cricket activity that is part of the bio bubble will be allowed uninterrupted, the MCA official said.
After the cabinet meeting on Sunday afternoon, the Maharashtra government announced a complete lockdown during the weekend. Relevant measures announced include weekend curfew from 8pm to 7pm, weekend lockdown – 8pm on Friday to 7am on Monday.
Mumbai is scheduled to host 10 matches and some of them are on weekends, including the first match to be held between Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals on Saturday. The Mumbai leg will take place from April 10 to 24 and will feature six teams – Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capital, Punjab Kings, Royals Challengers Bangalore, Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders – to be held at the Wankhede Stadium.