Bangladesh tour of Ireland delayed Due to Coronavirus

Bangladesh tour of Ireland delayed
Bangladesh tour of Ireland delayed

Bangladesh tour of Ireland has been called-off that was to be kicked off by May amid the Coronavirus threats that have rapidly been growing globally.

Both the teams, Bangladesh and Ireland, were to face four T20I and three ODIs at Civil Service Cricket Club. The three ODIs were all set to be played by 14-19 May.

Nazmul Hasan Papon, the chief of the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) stated that,

“Cricket in the country would remain suspended until the situation surrounding the coronavirus gets better.”

Likewise other countries, the cricket in Bangladesh has also been affected due to Coronavirus. England, Pakistan, India, New Zealand, and many more countries have been influenced.

The ongoing T20 league, Pakistan Super League, was called off a few hours before its first semi-final. Indian Premier League (IPL), that was to be initiated from March 29th has also been indefinitely delayed. New Zealand and India series of matches along with the Australian Cricket has been called off. ECB have also announced that there will be no any cricket till May.

In fact, Coronavirus has caused a serious lockdown and a kind of curfew to the world. The called-off series also have also resulted in financial losses especially PSL and IPL are to bear surplus loss.

Earlier, it was revealed that all the games would be played behind the closed doors so precautions can be taken. Handshakes were to be avoided even the PSL’s few matches were played without any audience. But, the rising threat has resulted in a temporary stay away from all kinds of cricket.

The leagues and Bangladesh tour of Ireland might be rescheduled once the situation gets sound or else they will completely be terminated to avoid the ups and downs of Coronavirus.

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