Stay inside India, World Cup is still gone: Rohit Sharma amid COVID 19 fear
India’s Rohit Sharma (right) reacts when he leaves the field after being released by Australia’s Adam Zampa (left) during the third one-day international cricket match between India and Australia in Bangalore, India, on Sunday, January 19, 2020. (AP Photo / Aijaz Rahi)
Indias Rohit Sharma runs between the gates during the third Twenty20 cricket match between New Zealand and India at Seddon Park in Hamilton on January 29, 2020. (Photo by MICHAEL BRADLEY / AFP) (Photo by MICHAEL BRADLEY / AFP via Getty Images)
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – JANUARY 24: Captain Virat Kohli and Vice Captain Rohit Sharma of India (LR) pose before the first game of the Twenty20 series between New Zealand and India on January 24, 2020 at Eden Park for their national anthem in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Kai Schwoerer / Getty Images)
Indias Rohit Sharma celebrates 50 runs at Seddon Park in Hamilton on January 29, 2020 during the third Twenty20 cricket match between New Zealand and India. (Photo by MICHAEL BRADLEY / AFP) (Photo by MICHAEL BRADLEY / AFP via Getty Images)
Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma speaks to a press conference ahead of his first international T20 cricket match against Bangladesh on Saturday, November 2, 2019 in New Delhi, India. (AP Photo / Altaf Qadri)
Indian opener hitter Rohit Sharma urged citizens on Sunday to stay home and not go out on the streets to celebrate as the 2020 T20 World Cup is still over.
Particularly in the wake of the novel corona virus, India is currently in a 21-day lock-up period announced by PM Modi, which ends on April 14. However, some people do not adhere to the guidelines and venture for no purpose.
Rohit’s humorous advice came to keep an eye on those who do not seriously respect
“Stay inside India, don’t go out on the streets and celebrate. The World Cup is still some time away,” Rohit tweeted.
India has so far reported 117 deaths due to the novel corona virus, which at least 4,288 were affected in the country, according to the Worldometer.
As the world continues to fight the
coronavirus pandemic, family lakhs in India, including those from the sports community, responded to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to turn off the electric lights and instead use diyas, candles and portable flashlights for 9 minutes at 9 p.m. to use a symbol of unity against the dreaded COVID-19.
The biennial event, which speaks about the ICC T20 World Championship, is scheduled to take place in seven locations across Australia between October 18 and November 15.
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