IPL 201: New Zealand veteran's sentimental message to India, said - sad to leave in such difficulties
The conditions caused by coronavirus in India have caught the attention of the world. Everyone is sympathizing with the country. Cricket world is also praying for the people of India. Especially those cricketers and former cricketers, who have toured India several times for matches and then for different reasons and who have been feeling their association with Indians, those players are giving emotional messages. Former New Zealand fast bowler and commentator Simon Doull has written such a sentimental message to India and hoped that soon the country will overcome this situation and the conditions will improve.
Simal Dool was part of the official commentary panel in the IPL 2021 season. The Board of Control for Cricket in India decided to stop the tournament indefinitely on Tuesday, May 4, due to Coronavirus cases coming up. Due to this, along with the players and support staff, the commentators are also returning to their respective countries. New Zealand's Dool, who has been commentating in the IPL for a long time, will also return.
The sadness of leaving India in such a state
Before returning to his country, Dool gave a special message to the name of India and expressed his gratitude that he has been receiving a lot of love here and he is sad to see the current condition of India. The former cricketer tweeted and wrote in his message,
"Dear India, you have given me so much in all these years and I am sorry to leave you in such a difficult time. My prayers for those and those who are struggling with these conditions. Do whatever you can to protect yourself. See you again, take care. "
Indefinitely postponed IPL
In the IPL 2021 season that started from May 9, 29 matches were played within 24 days till May 2. Then, on May 3 and 4, 6 cases of corona infection occurred inside the safe bio-bubble for two consecutive days. Due to which the first two matches were postponed and then the BCCI postponed the entire tournament indefinitely. Due to this, all the players have started returning to their respective homes and countries.