After India lifted nearly the entire lockdown restrictions, the coronavirus case quantity within the nation is skyrocketing and seeing the prevailing state of affairs, former India captain and Head of Cricket on the National Cricket Academy (NCA) Rahul Dravid feels the rustic in now not in a state to renew cricket because of the extensive danger.
India is the fourth worst-affected country via the fatal virus on the planet and has recorded 410,461 circumstances and 13,254 deaths as consistent with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare as of Sunday morning.
“I don’t think we are in a position to resume. It is better to be patient and wait,” Dravid was once quoted as announcing via the mag, The Week.
“We have to take it month by month. One has to look at all options. If the domestic season, which usually starts by August-September, starts in October one has to see whether the season should be shortened.
Dravid said that if NCA opens up for training then it will be first made available to the local cricketers.
“The NCA will perhaps open first of all for some native cricketers,” Dravid said.
“Those coming back from different puts must first quarantine themselves for 14 days. Whether this is imaginable, we need to see.
“Everything is uncertain right now. How much cricket will be played and what it will take to be able to play depends on the guidelines from the government and medical experts. For us at NCA, the busiest time is from April to June. We normally have our zonal, U-16, U-19, U-23 camps happening at this time. [But] we had to keep redrawing plans. I just hope we don’t lose a lot of our cricket season, and that we can get some cricket this year.”
International cricket is about to renew with the West Indies excursion of England which starts from July eight in Southampton,. The vacationers have already reached the United Kingdom and present process the quarantine as consistent with the protocols. The 3-match Test collection between the 2 facets might be performed in bio-secure environments.
Talking about different nations, Pakistan cricket squad will depart for England on June 28 to play 3 Tests and 3 T20Is.
The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) may be making an allowance for to host a T20 event, Lankan Premier League, in August, regardless of uncertainty taking a look over the house collection towards India and Bangladesh because of the COVID-19 pandemic.