IPL Players Wont Be Afraid Of Coronavirus, Says Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir additionally pointed that in IPL there isn’t any certainty about who will win.© Instagram

Former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir believes that the coronavirus pandemic won’t impression the efficiency of the cricketers after they take part within the Indian Premier League (IPL) within the UAE. The previous Delhi Capitals captain additionally pressured that gamers should adhere to the rules put in place. “I do not assume that gamers will probably be afraid of it. You will need to be within the bio-secure bubble and comply with the rules. Simply due to one particular person, the event cannot be sacrificed. So, you will need to comply with the directions and pointers,” Gambhir instructed ANI.

The 13th version of the league will probably 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 optimistic for COVID-19.

Talking on the probabilities of Delhi Capitals profitable the event, Gambhir mentioned that in IPL, there isn’t any certainty about something and likewise 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 event the place any staff can beat one other staff. Crucial factor is the way you begin the journey. Additionally, the Indian gamers have not performed any cricket for the final 6 months so whether or not they’re rusty or not will probably be identified as soon as the event begins,” he mentioned.


In the meantime, Yuvraj Singh has sent a mail to BCCI President Sourav Ganguly and Secretary Jay Shah searching for permission to come back out of retirement.

Reflecting on the identical, Gambhir mentioned: “It”s his private resolution and every and everybody loves seeing Yuvi play. If he desires to play for Punjab so why not? You possibly can”t pressure a cricketer to start out or to finish and if he desires to come back again from retirement and play with motivation, he’s most welcome.” (

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