(IND vs ENG) The last and 5th test match of the series had to be canceled due to Corona epidemic. Now in the meantime, BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has given his response on this issue. After the cancellation of the Manchester Test, the English media took a dig at Ravi Shastri and blamed the Indian team for it. So far no decision has been taken regarding this test.
Chairman clarified his reaction regarding Manchester Test
Recently, the Indian board, while talking in this regard, said that the players had refused to appear in the Manchester Test. They were all scared because of Corona. Team India was ahead 2-1 in the series. At present, what will be the decision regarding the final Test of the series (IND vs ENG) has been left to the ICC by the ECB. The discussion of getting it done next year is also in full swing. But, he has made one thing clear about MS Dhoni.
Talking about this, Sourav Ganguly said in his statement that, even though the players have refused to play Tests, they cannot be held responsible for this, according to a report quoted by The Telegraph. can. Physio Yogesh Parmar was close to the players. He was constantly working with them. When the players came to know that they have become corona positive. So those people were terrified by this news.
Permission was not sought for the event in London: BCCI President
Talking further in this regard, he said that living in a bio bubble is not easy.
“You have to respect their feelings. Along with this, regarding the last Test, he said that, it cannot be a part of the current series. It can be organized next year. But, the English Board has suffered a huge loss due to the cancellation of this match.
At present, Ravi Shastri’s book launch program is being attributed to the cancellation of the last match.
In this regard, BCCI President Sourav Ganguly said that no permission was sought related to this program. On the question of any action against Shastri, he clarified that,
‘No action will be taken. How long can you keep people confined to hotel rooms? This is not humanly possible. I also went there for shooting. There were about 100 people. Everyone was vaccinated. But, you don’t know what will happen. People are getting infected even after two vaccines.
Dhoni will be part of the team only during T20 World Cup
Along with this, he has also clarified his reaction on the question of joining team India in the future of MS Dhoni. About this, Sourav Ganguly said that, ‘They are only for the T20 World Cup. They have clearly told us this’. Regarding the tenure of Ravi Shastri, the BCCI President said that,
‘Maybe he is not ready to do full time coaching. However, till now we have not asked him anything explicitly about this. When they come, it will be talked about’.