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Covid-19: Caribbean Premier League presently no longer questioning about suspending T20 tournament

The India Print 2020-03-23 21:32:02

The organisers of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) are eager on going in advance with the deliberate August 19 begin however have additionally saved different choices open due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The subsequent version of the CPL T20 match will is scheduled to take vicinity from August 19 to September 26.

"CPL has been in consistent conversation with our scientific advisors in latest weeks, as nicely as talking with Cricket West Indies about the contemporary scenario with regard to cricket round the world, and at current there has been no dialogue about transferring the event," the CPL stated in a statement.

There have been coronavirus instances in the West Indies as properly however the state of affairs right here at current is some distance higher than in the European countries.

"CPL believes it is too early to make such a decision, however this is an evolving scenario and we are cautiously observing how occasions unfold in the Caribbean and round the world.

"At existing the CPL group are planning for the event to take location as scheduled whilst additionally searching at choice plans ought to they be needed."

The CPL has attracted some huge names of world cricket over the years however with all wearing things to do coming to a standstill in the closing couple of weeks, the league can solely hope that the state of affairs improves in the coming times.

The pandemic has so a long way claimed extra than 14000 lives whilst infecting over three lakh humans throughout the world.

"Our ideas at this time are with the many CPL fans, gamers and workforce from round the world who have been impacted via this disaster and we hope that they and their households continue to be protected and healthy," the CPL stated.