NEW DELHI: Renowned cricketer Suresh Raina has taken the initiative to warn people to defy from spreading falsified information concerning the life-threatening coronavirus outbreak. He also asked the public to follow health advisories. He will be seen soon in this year's postponed season of Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) and will play from Chennai Super Kings.
Raina took to Twitter to spread the news, where he Tweeted, " It's very important that we understand the need of social isolation to break the chain, don't spread information from unreliable sources, don't ignore the health advisories & for sure follow the hygiene measures.#coronavirus."
It’s very important that we understand the need of social isolation to break the chain, don’t spread information from unreliable sources, don’t ignore the health advisories & for sure follow the hygiene measures.#coronavirus pic.twitter.com/F0IgIB8rhx— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) March 16, 2020
His team, Chennai Super Kings was all set to face Mumbai Indians at the first-ever tournament of the new season of IPL Scheduled on 29 March 2020 at Wankhede Stadium. Unfortunately, the rising cases and concerns regarding the coronavirus breakout in India has lead to the entire season being postponed and begin on 15 April 2020. BCCI or the Board of Control for Cricket in India's president and former cricketer Sourav Ganguly revealed that the decision about matches being conducted within unoccupied stadiums or having the scheduled getting revised again will only take place after April 15.
The Indian government has also been urging people to practice social distancing. Educational institutions like schools and colleges, malls, multiplexes, and other public places with huge gatherings have been shut to avoid further spread of the virus.