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Optimistic that there is still a possibility to host IPL 2020: Anil Kumble

  • 28 May 2020 13:41:11

The IPL 2020 was suspended until further notification after it missed the April-May window because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Previous India commander and Kings XI Punjab lead trainer Anil Kumble is confident of the IPL happening this year and isn't opposed to directing the money rich occasion without observers because of the COVID-19 danger.

It isn't authentic yet there is hypothesis that the BCCI needs to hold the IPL in the October window after the competition was deferred uncertainly not long ago because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

"Indeed we are confident and hopeful that there is as yet a likelihood (to hold IPL this year) in the event that we can pack in the calendar," Kumble was cited as saying by Star Sports show 'Cricket Connected'.

"On the off chance that we will have an arena without onlookers, at that point most likely have 3 or 4 scenes; there's as yet a chance, we are for the most part idealistic," said the previous spinner, who is additionally the director of ICC's Cricket Committee.

Previous India batsman VVS Laxman said the partners can organize the group in urban communities which have various stadia to decrease going by players.

"Completely (there is opportunity to hold IPL this year), and furthermore ensure that all the partners have a state," he said.

"...you should  to distinguish one setting, which most likely has 3 or 4 grounds; if at all you locate that sort of a scene since venture out is again going to be very testing," said the previous sleek batsman.

"You don't have a clue who will be the place at the air terminals, with the goal that I'm certain the establishments and the BCCI will be investigating."