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Ex-West Indies Skipper Darren Sammy Faced Racism During IPL

Ex-West Indies skipper Darren Sammy posted an emotional video of him being called by a “derogatory” word used for black-people during his stint with Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Darren Sammy experienced racial abuse in India

The good memories of former West Indies skipper turned into disappointment when he understood meaning of the word his IPL counterparts used to call him in the dressing room. At that time, he thought that the word would matching with his personality but little did he know that it was a derogatory word. And the West Indies … Read the rest

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IPL 2020 Will Commence On April 15

Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 has been postponed to April 15 from March 29 due to coronavirus scare. The Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) released a statement regarding postponement of IPL.

BCCI statement

The statement reads that the decision to postpone IPL is taken as a precautionary measure as COVID-19 is now become a pandemic. But the statement should be read with the announcement that the Delhi government make about coronavirus. It said that that the government won’t allow any sporting activity in the capital due to health crisis.

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Maharashtra Health Minister Wants IPL To Be Postponed

The Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra banned the ticket sales for the first match of the 2020 Indian Premier League. The match is between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings and it is scheduled for March 29.

Maharashtra imposes ban on ticket sale of IPL match

It is to avoid gathering of a large number of people amid the spread of coronavirus in the country. The 13th season of IPL will start on March 29 and continue till May 24 in the country. But Mumbai went into high alert when its total count of COVID-19 patients reached … Read the rest