The world is coming to a standstill due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Not only is it becoming increasingly difficult to curb it, the numbers are rising rapidly. Every store, mall, public venue, etc. are closing. On top of that, sport events such as IPL 2020 is dealing with the consequences as well. Now, the players are getting an unforeseen break owing to the virus threat. It seems as though they are making the most of it by spending time with their family. In a recent video, Rohit Sharma is seen playing house-Cricket with his daughter, Samaira.
The video shows a family member delivering a soft ball to Samaira. Rohit Sharma and his daughter tackle the delivery with a perfect straight drive. This video surfaced on Sharma’s Instagram account on Sunday 22nd March. Even though this isn’t how cricket fans thought the month of IPL 2020 will proceed, its great to see the players enjoy time with their family.
The occurrence of the Coronavirus is the reason behind a number of cancellations. For example, Rohit Sharma is the skipper of Mumbai Indians. The first match as per schedule is between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings. Even though the new commence date is 15th April, no one knows if it will truly happen or not. The BCCI and the IPL 2020 committee are doing everything to ensure they take all precautions. However, the gathering of large crowds is proving to be a health hazard during such times. Whether the event will proceed without an audience or not is still under question.
However, there will absolutely be no IPL 2020 until the Indian Government lifts the ban on foreign visas. It is imperative the foreign players come to India for the event. Without the foreign players, Indian Premier League loses its essence.