IPL players told ‘you are playing for humanity’ in midst of Covid pandemic

Posted by on April 27, 2021 6:20 am
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Cricketers at the ongoing Indian Premier League have been told they are playing for “humanity” and remain “totally safe” within the confines of the tournament’s biosecure bubble as organisers look to stave off further departures.

The IPL’s continuation during India’s huge second wave of Covid-19, with daily recorded cases topping 350,000 in the past week, is coming under scrutiny after Ravichandran Ashwin and three Australians – Adam Zampa, Kane Richardson and Andrew Tye – opted to leave their franchises.

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