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IPL can survive without crowds, not T20 World Cup: Glenn Maxwell

Melbourne: Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell feels a rescheduled Indian Premier League (IPL) could be carried out behind closed doorways nevertheless it gained’t be straightforward to have a T20 World Cup with out followers.

“… it’s going to be hard for us to have crowds. I think if IPL goes ahead they can probably survive without any crowds, but I can’t see the T20 World Cup surviving without any people there,” Maxwell advised ABC Grandstand.

Additionally Learn: IPL suspended until April 15 over Coronavirus outbreak, BCCI more likely to change format

“It’s going to be hard for us to justify having a World Cup when we can’t get people into the grounds. So I can’t see it happening in the near future. We’ve got to take care of everyone”s well being and wellbeing.”

The Board of Management of Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly has admitted that the probabilities of the 2020 season of the IPL beginning any time quickly is bleak.

With the variety of coronavirus infections and deaths persevering with to rise, plenty of states across the nation have prolonged the lockdown which was initially supposed to finish on April 15 — the identical date that IPL 2020 was postponed after the BCCI deemed that it will not be attainable to begin on March 29.

The T20 World Cup, however, is scheduled to be held in Australia in October-November.

Additionally Learn: Coronavirus Hits Cricket Occasions: IPL Postponed, SA vs IND ODIs Cancelled

(IANS)

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