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Twitter Is Not Happy As Sources Say No Foreign Players Are Available For IPL 2020 Till April 15

After the government of India suspended all tourists visas till April 15 amidst coronavirus outbreak in the country, a top BCCI source told PTI that no foreign players will be available to play in the IPL scheduled to begin from March 29.

“The foreign players who play in the IPL come under the Business Visa category. As per the government’s directive, they can’t come till April 15,” a BCCI source told PTI on conditions of anonymity.

No Foreign Players Available For IPL 2020
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To recall, the Union health ministry on Wednesday announced that all existing visas — except diplomatic, official, UN/International organisations, employment and project visas — will stand suspended till April 15. The visas of foreigners already in India will remain valid.

“This will come into effect from 1200 GMT on 13th March 2020 at the port of departure,” read a communique.

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Earlier, BCCI President, Sourav Ganguly, talking about the possibility of calling-off the IPL had said that the event will not be postponed. However, to curb large gatherings, BCCI has been considering to host matches in empty stadiums. An official announcement on the matter, however, is still awaited.

India Suspends All Tourists Visas
Source – The Economic Times

Coronavirus cases in India have surged to over 65 tested positive of the virus that originated in Wuhan, China. WHO on Wednesday declared coronavirus as a Pandemic. As many as 114 countries have reported cases of coronavirus with 57 still untouched with its effects.

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Surely, as the news broke out, Indians were devasted after hearing the same. Have a look.

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