BCCI Apex Council member Shanta Rangaswamy has come to the defence of the national board after they decided to not go ahead with India women’s tour of England

By Bet Barter

July 28, 2020

In the midst of developing analysis, previous India commander and BCCI Apex Council; Shanta Rangaswamy has gone to the guard of the national board after they chose to not proceed with India ladies’ visit through England; initially booked for September, because of the continuous pandemic circumstance around the globe.

India’s ladies’ group were to visit England for a constrained overs arrangement in the time of July-August; however that wasn’t doable. The ECB proposed a changed calendar, with a tri-arrangement, likewise including South Africa, from September yet the BCCI chose to pull out of it.

Strangely, global cricket continued from its Covid-19-initiated break in England, with the continuous three-Test arrangement against West Indies. The visiting side showed up in England on June 9, for an arrangement that started on July 8 so as to satisfy the 14-day separation rules and become accustomed to being in a bio-secure air pocket. From August 5, England will next host Pakistan, who are as of now in the nation and playing warm-up games.

It is not a case of neglect, says Rangaswamy

Rangaswamy alluded to India’s powerlessness to straighten the Coronavirus bend as the explanation for the extreme choice. This would’ve made it harder for BCCI to compose a national camp before sending the group on the visit.

Rangaswamy told that it’s anything but an instance of disregard. You need in any event a month and a half to be fit and with the Covid-19 influencing most pieces of the nation, is it conceivable to arrange an instructional course immediately? At that point you would likewise have a 14-day isolate in England.

There was sufficiently not time to get it going. Covid-19 has harmed world cricket, all the more so ladies’ cricket.

With the retraction of the visit to England, the short terms of the ladies’ group remains in a critical state. After the men’s T20 World Cup has deferred because of the pandemic; a choice is pending on the following year’s 50-over Women’s World Cup – has planned to play in February-March.

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