COVID-19 | Sourav Ganguly: Not Hosting IPL 2020 Will Cause Losses Of Rs 4,000 Crore


Indian cricket board president Sourav Ganguly has not precluded pay cuts for players in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic-caused lockdown, which has caused a money related chaos in the brandishing scene.

“We should look at our monetary circumstance, perceive how much cash we have and accept a call. Not facilitating the Indian Premier League (IPL) will make misfortunes the tune of R4,000 crore which is colossal,” Ganguly told noontime.

Nonetheless, the Kolkata-based previous India captain demonstrated that the players wouldn’t be hindered if the T20 party is held. “On the off chance that the IPL happens, we won’t need to go in for pay cuts. We’ll oversee things,” commented Ganguly.

Ganguly put things in context while remarking on monetary disturbance Cricket Australia was encountering notwithstanding giving the impression—through stuffed houses for all types of the game—that they were monetarily sound. “See, there are a great deal of costs included. Individuals can’t envision what amount is expected to run the game,” he said. Plainly the Australian cricket authorities are betting on an Indian summer to capture the progression of budgetary hardships. Furthermore, that incorporates proposing a five-Test coordinate arrangement in Australia rather than the ordinary four Tests. “I don’t figure India will be able to take part in five Tests. There will be constrained overs games and in addition to we need to consider the 14-day isolate rules. This will expand the visit,” said Ganguly.

Less Attractive Idea

On shut entryway cricket, he stated: “Truly, the fascination will be less. I played in such a situation [when observers were not permitted in for the last day after group aggravations at Eden Gardens] at the Asian Test Championship game against Pakistan in 1999 and there was an away from of energy. On the off chance that you have matches with limited measure of groups, not exclusively would exacting social separating rules apply, the authorities would likewise must be extremely cautious about how the observers leave the displays for home. The policing should be extremely exacting. It’s an intense call and the circumstance we wind up in, is grave.”

Wellbeing First

Ganguly has found out about Shane Warne’s call for weighted balls and Harbhajan Singh’s proposal to change the ball each 45 overs in the wake of spit and sweat not being permitted. “We are anticipating a clinical report [on the impacts of spit and sweat]. Wellbeing will be a need and there will be no choices directed by history, feeling and slants. There will be no trade off on wellbeing,” Ganguly pushed.


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