Sourav Ganguly Answers On IPL 2020 Event

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly gave this answer on the question of IPL 2020 event


BCCI President Sourav Ganguly said on Tuesday that he had no answer on this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL) event, given the nationwide lockdown (closure) to combat the transition to Coronavirus. “I can’t say anything right now,” Sourav Ganguly said in an exclusive interview to PTI. We are at the same place where we were at the time of the decision to suspend it. Nothing has changed in the last 10 days. In such a situation, I have no answer. The status quo remains. ”


The former Indian captain ruled out any possibility of planning for the next three-four months, given the current situation around the world. He said, “You can’t plan anything. FTP (Future Tour Program) is scheduled. You can’t change that. Cricket and many sports have stopped all over the world.

He also expressed doubt that the current situation can be met by insurance for the loss to all stakeholders. The former charismatic batsman said, “I am not completely convinced that we can get the insurance money because it is a government shutdown. I do not know if government lockdown comes under the insurance or not.”


The former charismatic batsman said, “We will have to wait.” We have not assessed all these things. At this time, it is very difficult for me to give any concrete answers. “He said,” We have to wait now. We have not assessed all these things. At this time, it is very difficult for me to give any concrete answers. ”

The world’s richest cricket board has not yet made any donations to fight the Covid-19 epidemic. Ganguly said that he would try to find a better alternative by discussing the matter with Board Secretary Jai Shah.

He said, “I have not discussed it with Jai Shah.” We will assess the situation, follow the instructions and see what happens. ”The former CAB chairman also said that if the state government wishes, the Eden Gardens’ indoor facility, and the players ’accommodation can be used to provide medical care. It can be offered, as offered by the Pondicherry Cricket Association.

He said, “If the government asks us, we will definitely hand over this stadium facility to them.” We will work according to the need of the hour. it is no problem.’ Ganguly welcomed the full bandh and hoped that the move would help control the situation.

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