Team India, let's get this virus out of the park, says Jasprit Bumrah
NEW DELHI: With the country under a 21-day blockade in an effort to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic, indian pacemaker Jasprit Bumrah urged people to support the prime minister Narendra Modi Appeal and remove the virus from the park.
Modi had appealed to people to switch off the lights at their homes and light lamps, candles or mobile phone torches for nine minutes at 9 pm on April 5 to display the country's collective resolve to defeat coronavirus.
That feeling that every fan shines a flashlight on their phone and erupts in applause and cheers when we perform a knockout performance, it is unparalleled! @ BCCI. Team India, let's get this virus out of the park! April 5, 9 PM, 9 minutes Show your support! @narendramodi, Bumrah wrote on her Twitter account.
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That feeling that every fan lights up their phone's flashlight and erupts in applause and cheers when we take a hit ... https://t.co/3VXi8E7NzZ - Jasprit Bumrah (@ Jaspritbumrah93) 1586012640000
In a more than 11-minute video message on Friday, Modi also asked people to maintain the lakshman rekha of social estrangement by staying indoors and not gathering in groups during exercise.
The pandemic has put the entire world on hold and sporting events around the world have been canceled or suspended and even the fate of the 13th edition of the IPL hangs in the balance with the BCCI He is now also open to change the tournament to the window from October to November if the ICC plans to postpone the T20 World Cup.