Gautam Gambhir said - IPL 2020 cannot be sacrificed because of one person

Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir has said that players' performance will not be affected due to corona virus but should not be IPL cancellation due to one person.

11th September, 2020

Former Indian team opener Gautam Gambhir believes that the players' performance in this season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will not be affected due to the corona virus epidemic. Gautam Gambhir, former captain of the Delhi Capitals team, said before the IPL 2020 starting in the UAE, ie UAE, on September 19, the players just have to follow the guidelines, which they have been told.

Former left-handed batsman Gautam Gambhir has said, "I don't think players will be afraid of it (corona virus). The most important thing is that you have to stay in the bio-bubble and follow the protocols and guidelines given to you. The tournament cannot be sacrificed because of any one person. " The 13th season of IPL is to be played in UAE's Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and Dubai from 19 September to 10 November.

On the chance of Delhi Capitals winning the first IPL title, Gambhir has said that nothing is certain, anything can happen. Gambhir has also raised the question that Indian players have not played matches for a long time, which can cause a lot of trouble. He said, "IPL is the kind of tournament where any team can beat the other team. The most important thing is how you play in the tournament."

At the same time, when Gautam Gambhir was asked about the return of Yuvraj Singh, he sent a mail to BCCI President Sourav Ganguly and Secretary Jai Shah that he has to come back from retirement and play T20 cricket for Punjab. To this, Gambhir said, "This is his personal decision and everyone likes to watch Yuvi playing. If he wants to play for Punjab then why not? You can't stop a cricketer from playing that you have retired . "

Significantly, when the teams reached UAE for IPL 2020, 13 members including two players of Chennai Super Kings were found to be Corona virus positive during the third Covid 19 Test, but now all these people have been found to be negative. After this, a medical staff of the Board of Control for Cricket in India, ie BCCI, was found to be Covid 19 positive. At the same time, Assistant Physiotherapist of Delhi Capitals was also found to be corona infected.

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Pankaj Prasad