Dravid feels only a cure or vaccine can help resume domestic season

He also opined that the entire season is not possible and they have to pick and choose which tournaments to be conducted.

By Author  |  Sports Bureau  |  Published: 1st Aug 2020  12:30 pm
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Hyderabad: Former Indian captain Rahul Dravid, who is also the head of the National Cricket Academy, felt that the upcoming domestic season may not have a full schedule given the severity of the pandemic.

He also opined that the entire season is not possible and they have to pick and choose which tournaments to be conducted. “Hopefully if we’re able to find a level of cure or vaccine even towards the end of the year, we’ll be in a position to be able to complete, even if not the whole domestic season, but large parts of it,” Dravid said in a webinar hosted by a media group.

“Obviously prioritising what that would be is important so that young boys and girls don’t miss out on cricket for a year. We’ve been lucky so far, but come October, things might start getting stressful. Once October comes around, that’s when I think it’ll start hitting us more. The next domestic season, for a lot of our young domestic players – juniors, Under-16s, Under-19s and women cricketers – start in October. If we aren’t able to get back to a level of normalcy from then we’ll see the real impact on our domHyderabad: Former Indian captain Rahul Dravid, who is also the head of the National Cricket Academy, felt that the upcoming domestic season may not have a full schedule given the severity of the pandemic. his final year of Under-19s, than say for someone who is 23-24,” he said.


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