Dinesh Karthik
Dinesh Karthik: BCCI

Due to the Corona epidemic, all kinds of sports are banned in the whole world, all the players are sitting at home. Due to which players are often seen interacting with each other through social media.

Not only this, due to the lockdown, they are also trying their hands on many household chores and new things. However, other than this, cricket boards around the world are trying to return to international cricket as soon as possible. The link in which we can see the first Test series between England and West Indies in the month of July.

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But in such a situation, after sitting at home for the last two months players will need a lot of time to get their rhythm before starting playing cricket. On which Team India wicket-keeper batsman Dinesh Karthik believes that the body has gone into ‘Zombie Mode’ due to no activity during the coronavirus epidemic and it will take at least four weeks to achieve match fitness.

Karthik said that after starting the practice, the cricketers will have to move slowly. As per ESPNcricinfo, Dinesh Karthik said,

“I think the transition will be very tough. I think at least a minimum of four weeks, you need to start slowly, first, it will be quality and then slowly increase the quantity and then the intensity,”

The body has been in Zombie Mode

Due to lockdown interstate movement has also been banned in India. Due to this Indian bowling coach Bharat Arun has also said that players should start training in their respective state. On this Dinesh Karthik also feels he can start practice in Chennai. He says,

“Right now the lockdown has eased a lot in Chennai, so you can get permission and go and practice, so I am planning to do that but I will do it gradually … the body has been completely in zombie mode, with me sitting at home and not doing much.”

The risk of the corona epidemic is hovering over the ICC T20 World Cup to be held in Australia this year. Due to which the ICC has asked for time till June 10 to take any decision regarding the future of T20.

While many cricket veterans say that this World Cup should be canceled or postponed and if this happens then BCCI can organize IPL in that window. In such a situation, everyone is eagerly waiting for what official decision BCCI takes on the future of IPL.