Bhuveshwar Kumar opens about the team mindset regarding coronavirus threat
Indian right-arm fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar talked about the Indian team’s mindset regarding the coronavirus threat.
COVID-19 is the current hot topic all around the world as the deadly virus is spreading all around the world rapidly. In the meantime, it has started to affect cricket too as there are some cricket leagues affected by the threat of the disease.
India is also facing the coronavirus threat as there is a certain number of cases obtained in the country due to the virus attack. The virus attack has affected the ODI series between India and South Africa.
The ticket sales for the first ODI between India and South Africa are in a very low number due to the virus attack. Ahead of the match, Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association confirmed that the ticket sales are very low for the match so far.
Ahead of the ODI, Indian right-arm fast bowler, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who is making a come back into the team from injury, talked about the mindset in the Indian team regarding the coronavirus threat.
The fast bowler talked about the instructions given to them by the Indian team’s medical staff. He also said the fact that they can’t avoid the interactions with fans completely and said that they are trying it hard to minimize it as much as they can.
“A few dos and don’ts he [the doctor] has asked us to do: simple things like hygiene, keep washing your hands and when it comes to going closer to the fans and all those things, you cannot avoid because they love us, support us,” Kumar said.
“In the meantime, we can try to be and not say no to them but we can choose not to go much closer to going into the public, so we can avoid as much as we can and keep wearing masks and gloves and all those things.”