Delhi Capitals opener Shikhar Dhawan stated that he sought blessings from his dad and mom earlier than leaving for the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the place the 2020 season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is about to be performed.
“Got here to hunt blessings and desires from my dad and mom earlier than the lengthy tour. They nonetheless see me as a child. Smiling face with smiling eyes. There is no love just like the love of your dad and mom and I will all the time cherish it,” Dhawan tweeted with a picture of him hugging his dad and mom.
The event was initially scheduled to begin on March 29 however was postponed because of the Covid-19 pandemic. It’s now set to start on September 19 and can be performed over 53 days.
Got here to hunt blessings and desires from my dad and mom earlier than the lengthy tour. They nonetheless see me as a child ???? There is no love just like the love of your dad and mom and I will all the time cherish it ❤️ pic.twitter.com/kTrbFLN6Gx
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) August 20, 2020
The UAE will host the profitable T20 league and all matches can be performed in bio-secure venues.
Dhawan is among the many senior-most members of the Capitals that can be led by Shreyas Iyer.
Spinner Ravichandran Ashwin additionally tweeted a picture of himself in his protecting equipment in a flight on the brink of depart for the UAE.
The ultimate can be performed on November 10.
A senior BCCI official advised IANS that every one the gamers and IPL group house owners have been advised to maintain themselves.
“Strict directions have been given to all of the gamers, teaching workers, house owners and different members. We do not need that due to somebody’s mistake, others get contaminated and endure,” the official stated.
“UAE will present all the assistance wanted relating to security of gamers (medical or different). The groups’ house owners have additionally been requested to not roam right here and there freely as a result of coronavirus instances are not any much less in that nation. After so many delays, the IPL goes to occur and everyone should respect it and be extra accountable,” he stated.
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