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Coronavirus outbreak: BCCI to shut down office, employees told to work from home

It has been learnt that the employees have been asked to “work from home” with all the cricketing operations already being suspended till further notice.

cricket Updated: Mar 16, 2020 19:17 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
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A view of logo of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
A view of logo of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).(Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the BCCI to shut down its headquarter in Mumbai from Tuesday with its employees being told to work from home. It has been learnt that the employees have been asked to “work from home” with all the cricketing operations already being suspended till further notice.

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“The BCCI employees were today notified that the headquarters at the Wankhede Stadium will be shut down in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic. All the staffers have been told to work from home,” a top source from the Board told PTI on conditions of anonymity.

The BCCI has already postponed the IPL-13 till April 15 along with all other domestic tournaments, including the Irani Cup and women’s Challenger Trophy. India has so far reported 114 positive cases with two deaths. The global death toll has crossed 6,000 and the number of infected is over 160,000.

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