ipl 2020: IPL: Gautam Gambhir believes gamers will not be afraid of coronavirus circumstances | Cricket Information

NEW DELHI: Former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir believes that the coronavirus pandemic won’t impression the efficiency of the cricketers once they take part within the Indian Premier League (IPL) within the UAE. The previous Kolkata Knight Riders’ captain additionally harassed that gamers should adhere to the rules put in place.
“I do not suppose that gamers might be afraid of it. You will need to be within the bio-secure bubble and observe the rules. Simply due to one particular person, the match cannot be sacrificed. So you will need to observe the directions and pointers,” Gambhir informed ANI.
The 13th version of the league might be performed from September 19 to November 10, throughout three venues within the UAE — Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and Dubai. Final month, the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) had confirmed that 13 personnel, together with two gamers, examined constructive for Covid-19.
Talking on the probabilities of Delhi Capitals profitable the match, Gambhir mentioned that within the IPL, there isn’t any certainty about something and in addition raised the purpose that Indian gamers haven’t performed the sport for a very long time because of the pandemic.
“IPL is a form of match the place any staff can beat the opposite staff. Crucial factor is the way you begin the journey. Additionally, the Indian gamers have not performed any cricket for the final six months, so whether or not they’re rusty or not might be recognized as soon as the match begins,” he mentioned.
In the meantime, Yuvraj Singh has despatched a mail to BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah in search of permission to return out of retirement.
Reflecting on the identical, Gambhir mentioned: “It is his private resolution and every and everybody loves seeing Yuvi play. If he needs to play for Punjab, so why not! You possibly can’t drive a cricketer to begin or to finish; and if he needs to return again from retirement and play with motivation, he’s most welcome.”

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