The whole world is suffering from the deadly Covid-19 and due to which many events have either been cancelled or postponed. The outbreak of Coronavirus has also impacted the biggest cricket league in the world; Indian Premier League (IPL) as it has been delayed till April 15.
The postponement of the lucrative league has resulted in the cancellation of various teams’ practice and training sessions as well. On Friday, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) announced that their practice sessions have been suspended.
The three-time IPL champions had begun training from March 2 at the M A Chidambaram Stadium with captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, star player Suresh Raina, and middle-order batsman Ambati Rayudu.
Now, Dhoni has left his second home amid huge fanfare. CSK’s official Twitter handle revealed the news and posted a video on social networking site in which MSD can be seen signing autographs and interacting with his fans.
“It has become your home, sir!” Keep whistling, as #Thala Dhoni bids a short adieu to #AnbuDen,” tweeted CSK’s official handle.
— Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) March 14, 2020
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the IPL team owners had participated in a meeting in Mumbai on Saturday, where they decided to follow the ‘wait and watch’ policy. In the next meeting, they will determine the future of IPL’s 13th season.
Earlier, the Government of India had suspended all existing visas except diplomatic, official, UN/international organizations, employment, project visas, till April 15 in the wake of the growing coronavirus scare.