Indian Cricket Team will not travel to Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe: BCCI

Team India was scheduled to tour Sri Lanka from 24th June 2020 and to Zimbabwe from 22nd August 2020.

Indian Cricket Team will not travel to Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe: BCCI
Indian Cricket Team will not travel to Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe: BCCI
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Board of Control for Cricket in Indian (BCCI) have announced that the Indian Cricket Team will not travel to Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe due to threat of COVID-19.

Team India was scheduled to tour Sri Lanka from 24th June 2020 for three ODIs and as many T20Is and to Zimbabwe for a series comprising three ODIs starting 22nd August 2020.

In a press release, BCCI said, “As stated in the earlier press release issued on 17th May, the BCCI will conduct a camp for its contracted players only when it is completely safe to train outdoors. The BCCI is determined to take steps towards the resumption of international and domestic cricket, but it will not rush into any decision that will jeopardize the efforts put in by the Central and State governments and several other respective agencies in containing the spread of the coronavirus.”

Though the release doesn’t clearly state whether both the series are postponed or cancelled.

“The Office-Bearers have been taking note of advisories issued by the Government of India and the Board is committed to fully comply with the restrictions imposed and guidelines issued. The BCCI will continue to study and evaluate the changing situation,” the realises concluded.