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IPL 2020 is possible if normalcy returns by October: Nehra

NEW DELHI: Former India left-arm pacer Ashish Nehra believes there's a chance of the IPL taking place within the ultimate quarter of the 12 months, supplied the COVID-19 pandemic is introduced underneath control international by the month of October.

The IPL 2020, which was scheduled to be played from March 29, has been suspended until April 15 without a clarity but on whether or not it could pass forward in any respect.

"Even if the IPL doesn't happen in August, (because) there are a lot of places in India that witness rains during that month and there are high chances that lots of matches will get cancelled," Nehra instructed the legit broadcaster.

"If things go back to normal around the world by October, we'll have a 100 per cent clearance," he reckoned.

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Meanwhile, Nehra feels former big name all-rounder Yuvraj Singh has all the time excelled while playing underneath Mahendra Singh Dhoni's captaincy.

"Yuvraj has played well underneath MS Dhoni, so far as I have seen Yuvraj's occupation, the way he has batted in 2007 and 2008 onwards it has been impeccable and in 2011 we noticed how he braved his illness and played brilliantly underneath Dhoni.

"I think each and every player has their very own number of a favorite captain after they play for 16 years and Yuvraj played well underneath Dhoni in keeping with me," he mentioned.

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