BCCI declared that it has decided to move the IPL tournament from March 29 to April 15. The news has created a lot of chaos on social media with fans being heartbroken about the delay. But the delay is a precautionary measure is against the Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) which has created panic around the world.
The fans have taken this news to social media with memes going viral; the fans don’t want the tournament to be cancelled. Some fans called it the ‘Indian Pandemic League’ on social media. While some celebrities think it’s important that safety is first, the fans aren’t able to digest the delay.
The fans have taken memes as a coping mechanism and are definitely not happy about the delay. The Corona- pocalypse has cancelled most sporting and cultural events across the world and the fans are ready to use social media to protest with their disappointment. The chaos makes one think is health to be compromised during this scary time?
Fans have used social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram to reach out to the cricketers and BCCI to hint their disappointed. The fans can’t wait to see their favourite teams back in action. The first match between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Mumbai Indians (MI) has already stirred up a lot of excitement amongst the fans.
Only time will tell if the tournament will be short-lived or not. The fans are waiting for the tournament to begin. The excitement is in the air and the virus is just being a downpour to all this energy. Fans are disappointed at the delay but when health is at cost, precaution is better than cure.