IPL 2021: Covid-19 Emergency in India is actual! The variety of corona instances are going upward every passing day. Moreover, the non-availability of ICU beds and oxygen provide has grow to be a significant reason for concern in nearly all main cities of India. The horrific photos from varied crematoriums and graveyards are being shared broadly on social media. Foreign ex-cricketers, like Shoaib Akhtar and Adam Gilchrist have taken discover of those photos.
Adam Gilchrist, in a tweet requested if it was applicable to have IPL being carried out amid the Covid-19 surge in India. He wrote: “Best wishes to all in India Frightening Covid numbers. #IPL continues. Inappropriate? Or important distraction each night? Whatever your thoughts, prayers are with you.”
Showing concern on India’s Covid-19 situation, he also asked whether IPL is an important distraction in these troubling times?
On the other hand, Shoaib Akhtar, the iconic fast-bowler from Pakistan shared a video on his Instagram of a crematorium. The location of the crematorium was not disclosed, but the visuals were scary, to say the least. Check out the video here:
Akhtar wrote: “Friends from India sharing these devastating scenes. May Allah make it easy for our neighbors. Global help needed.
We must learn & follow SOPs. Things are getting bad here too.”
Adam Gilchrist’s tweet pointedly questions the ongoing IPL during the Covid-19 surge in India. Indian Premier League (IPL) however, has constantly maintained that they have been taking precautions in the bio-bubble. A team is not traveling on a regular basis. Teams are stationed in one city for more than 15 days.
Nonetheless, the comments made by Gilchrist and Akhtar have sparked a new debate on the internet.