Coronavirus has badly interrupted the sports scenario all across the globe. Cricketing activities are one of the ports scenarios to get disrupt amid lockdown. A few series were held behind closed doors to avoid public meetings hence avoiding Coronavorus symptoms. Later, the series and the tournaments got called off indefinitely amid lockdown of Coronavirus outbreak.
At present, cricket players are either isolating at their homes or spending quarantine without any physical activity. Deprived of physical movement and no cricket for so long might have troubled their fitness levels. Consequently, they can not step in the ground at the international level straight.
Earlier, the treasurer of BCCI, Arun Dhumal said India would be needing three-six weeks for training camp to get players’ fitness levels back to normal before stepping into the international level.
As of now, Sourav Ganguly revealed that there can be no training camp amidst the Coronavirus pandemic before August. It would be hard to make any decision regarding training camps due to the worst health situation.
Sourav Ganguly: No training camp for Team India amid the COVID-19 till August
The Indian players were supposed to play the Indian Premier League (IPL) but the league has been postponed due to the Coronavirus outbreak. It first got scheduled for April-May rather than 29th March but the extension in the lockdown by Modi’s government has postponed the league until further notice. Moreover, India’s tour of South Africa had also been delayed. In July, Sri Lanka Cricket Board and India Cricket Board are scheduled to play three-ODI match and three T20 matches at the Island country that can be delayed keeping the Coronavirus situation under consideration.