The Mujib 100 T20 Cup, part of the Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s centennial celebration in Bangladesh, was canceled amid coronavirus concerns. An official announcement from Bangladesh cricket board host is expected in the next few days.
However, sources have confirmed to InsideSport.co that all preparations have been stopped and the BCB officially informs the stakeholders – sponsors, media rights and broadcast partners as well as agencies. other allies.
Bangladesh cricket council has planned two international T20 matches between an Asian XI and the rest of the XI world to mark the centenary of the birth of the nation’s founder, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman .
The two teams were scheduled to meet in Dhaka on January 21 and 22. Asia also included five Indian players, including captain Virat Kohli. Although there is no certainty about the Indian captain joining the tournament due to the busy schedule. India’s three home match series will end on March 18 and the Indian Premier League is then scheduled to begin on March 29.
KL Rahul, Kuldeep Yadav, Rishabh Pant and Mohammad Shami are other Indians in the 11th Asian class.
The cancellation was concerned after Bangladesh indefinitely postponed all other programs for its centennial anniversary, starting in the Bangladesh capital on March 17. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was one of the International dignitaries are expected to attend the opening ceremony on Saturday.
The coronavirus threat has affected many sports leagues around the world. The top soccer league in Europe is eight being played in empty stadiums or have been delayed indefinitely/canceled.
The infectious, incurable virus has affected more than 1.18 thousand people worldwide and claimed about 4,300 lives. Bangladesh has so far reported three confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection.
Uncertainty also appears big in the Indian Premier League 2020, scheduled to begin on March 29, Sunday. A public interest lawsuit has been filed with the Madras Supreme Court to demand that IPL be prevented from the coronavirus threat and the Karnataka Government has reported to the Central Government that it is not in a position to nest. organizing IPL games in Bengaluru due to the coronavirus outbreak.