Mumbai: IPL can be played without spectators also. Former Indian off
spinner Harbhajan Singh, while sharing his views on organizing the current
season of IPL, has said that of course viewership is very important for IPL but
in view of the current situation due to Corona virus, getting IPL without
audience is the right option. Harbhajan said in the cricket connected program,
“Audience is very important for the game but if the situation is not favorable
then I will not have any problem in playing without the audience. Yes,
undoubtedly as a player, playing in an empty field will not bring that emotion
but it will inspire every fan to watch the IPL on TV. “The former player said,”
If the event happens, we should take all precautions We will also have to take
care of the safety of the players by the sanitation of the grounds, hotels, flights.
When everything is fine, then we should organize the IPL. “The famous player
named Turbanator said,” ‘I miss the matches very much and was hoping that
after a year I would play all 17 matches. The lack of audience will surely effect
all of us.
IPL can loose its charm due to spectators
I miss meeting other players on the field, greeting by fans and traveling by
bike and bus and I think every fan would be waiting for that as well, ”he said.
He said that he hopes that the IPL It should be organized soon and till then he
is keeping himself fit. The IPL was originally scheduled to be held on 29 March
after which the event was postponed to 15 April due to Corona virus. But in the
meantime, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced a lock down in the
entire country by 14 April, after which there is confusion about this
tournament once again. All sports activities has been suspended just to check
the corona infection world wide. Even the Olympics has been rescheduled for
2021 while it was scheduled this year.