The remaining two ODIs between India and South Africa have been called-off due to the outbreak of COVID-19.
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The remaining two #INDvSA ODIs have been called off due to COVID-19 concerns.
The matches were supposed to be played in Lucknow (March 15) and Kolkata (March 18) without spectators. pic.twitter.com/cR9eOHsxmT
The two matches were scheduled to take place in Lucknow and Kolkata in front of empty stands.
Earlier, the IPL was also been suspended till April 15 due to the same reason.
The Indian Sports Ministry had issued an advisory for all the National Sports Federations to “ensure that no public gathering takes place in any sporting event” in the country.
Earlier, the BCCI had issued a statement that the medical team has been monitoring the Coronavirus situation and the players, support staff and state associations have been briefed about the WHO’s guidelines.
The Corona Virus outburst has been rapidly increasing. After China, Italy became the second country that has been locked down. Apart from Italy, Spain, Germany, US, UK, Iran, South Korea and some more countries have been suffering from the outburst.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared COVID-19 disease to be a pandemic.