India’s cricket board will solely contemplate staging the Indian Premier League (IPL) overseas as a final resort if there isn’t any different method to salvage the profitable limited-overs match this yr, a high BCCI official has advised Reuters. The annual match was initially scheduled to start on March 29 however was postponed indefinitely because of Covid-19. Sri Lanka and the United Arab Emirates have supplied to host the league however BCCI treasurer Arun Singh Dhumal stated the board was optimistic about staging it on residence soil. “We’ve to consider India first and then think of overseas,” Dhumal advised Reuters.
Badminton: China Masters, Dutch Open cancelled
Badminton’s BWF Tour Super 100 occasions in China and Netherlands have been cancelled as a result of coronavirus disaster, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) stated as we speak. The China Masters, initially scheduled for February and March, was initially postponed till May after which moved once more to August, whereas the Dutch Open had been because of happen in October. Both Super 100 tournaments have now been faraway from the BWF’s revamped calendar.
Shooters to renew coaching from as we speak
Indian shooters sure for Tokyo Olympics will resume their coaching from tomorrow following SAI’s resolution to open the Karni Singh Shooting Range, which was closed since March as a result of Covid-19 pandemic. SAI stated coaching of the shooters will begin in a phased method. “In the first phase, the facility would be opened only for athletes who have a probability of making it to the Olympics and form part of the core team,” SAI stated in a press release. Agencies