The player says that he is preparing himself for Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 despite the likely shutdown virus.
Indian at this movement is experiencing complete lockdown against the virus.
“I think I will be played on April 20 as it has not changed yet,” said Ben Stokes.
England and Wales Cricket board announced last week that the English county season would not start until at least the end of May. The reports said that England’s tour of Sri Lanka was also postponed due to the virus.
“I am building all this up and getting myself physically in a position that if it happens I will be good to do it,” said Stokes.
I can’t take three weeks break and expect that the boy to be fit and ready for expected IPL,” he further stated, adding that he just did not want to be behind if it did not take place. The player also stated that there would be a lot of advices and if it an option to go they would have to take the sensible one. Initially, stokes shocked to know that the two-Test Sri Lanka tour was cancelled.
“it is right thing to do under the given circumstances,” said Ben Stoke, 28-year English player.