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Zee News Poll: 57% people want IPL 2021 matches to take place in Mumbai despite COVID-19 threat

Zee Information Ballot: 57% folks need IPL 2021 matches to happen in Mumbai regardless of COVID-19 risk | Cricket Information

Regardless of the fast rise in Covid-19 instances in India and particularly within the state of Maharashtra, the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly on Sunday (April 4) confirmed that the whole lot will go on ‘as per schedule’ within the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021.
Notably, Ganguly’s affirmation got here simply hours after the Maharashtra authorities introduced a weekend lockdown to curb the unfold of COVID-19.
“Every little thing will go on as per schedule,” Ganguly instructed ANI.
In the meantime, the Zee Information on Tuesday (April 6) carried out a ballot to know your views on Ganguly’s choice and whereas 57.1% of individuals agree with the BCCI chief and need the present to go on in Mumbai, 42.9% of individuals oppose his choice.
‘Every little thing will go on as per schedule,’ mentioned BCCI prez #SouravGanguly on #IPL2021
Amid rising #COVID19 instances & #nightcurfew in #Mumbai, IPL matches and group apply will likely be held. Do you agree with @BCCI?
Tell us your views within the remark part under!
— Zee Information English (@ZeeNewsEnglish) April 6, 2021
Notably, Maharashtra will enter strict weekend lockdown from Friday (April 9) 8 pm to Monday 7 am, mentioned state Cupboard Minister Nawab Malik including that important providers and transportation together with buses, trains, and taxis will likely be allowed. The choice was taken in a Cupboard assembly on Sunday in view of surging COVID-19 instances.
“A cupboard assembly happened at this time (April 4) and a few vital selections had been taken associated to COVID-19. Strict guidelines have been made and they are going to be enforced from 8 pm tomorrow. The evening curfew will likely be in drive from 8 pm to 7 am. Throughout day time, part 144 will likely be in drive from tomorrow prohibiting greater than 5 folks to collect at one place. A call has been taken to close down malls, eating places, bars. Take away providers will proceed. Important providers will likely be allowed. Authorities workplaces will open with 50 per cent capability. Industries will proceed. There isn’t a restriction on building work, markets,” he mentioned.
It’s value mentioning that the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai is about to host 10 IPL video games this season from April 10 to 25 and the primary match on the venue is slated to be performed between Delhi Capitals and Chennai Tremendous Kings.
4 franchises – Delhi Capitals, Mumbai Indians, Punjab Kings, and Rajasthan Royals have arrange their base in Mumbai as of now. The fifth franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) can also be based mostly in Mumbai presently, however they’ll quickly transfer to Chennai to play their first match in opposition to Sunrisers Hyderabad on April 11.