The franchise owner of Kolkata Knight Riders superstar SRK attended IPL Governing Council Meet on Saturday, 14th March. After the IPL Meet SRK took to his twitter account and tweeted about Safety being a priority after BCCI took his final decision to postpone the start of IPL 2020!
Shah Rukh Khan, who is the co-owner of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), tweeted after the IPL governing council meeting on Saturday, saying that it was to recapitulate that the safety of all those concerned was the biggest priority for all stakeholders.
He tweeted, “Wonderful to meet all the Franchise owners ‘off the field’ so to say. The meeting by @Bcci and @ipl was to reiterate what all of us feel…safety first of the spectators, players management & cities we play in,” the iconic actor tweeted. The meeting took place a day after the BCCI decided to postpone the start of IPL 2020 to April 15 from March 29 amid the coronavirus pandemic.
He further added, “All directives of the health agencies & govt to be followed”. “Hope the spread of the virus subsides & the show can go on,” he wrote in a second tweet. “BCCI & team owners in consultation with the govt will keep a close watch & decide the way fwd in the health interest of ever1,” he added.
“Lovely 2 meet every1 & then sanitize ourselves repeatedly,” he signed off his tweets, with some of his typical wit for which he is always appreciated!
With speculation about the IPL growing, the BCCI on Friday announced its decision to postpone the tournament by a little over two weeks.
“First priority is safety, so we postponed the games,” BCCI president Sourav Ganguly said after the decision was announced.
The coronavirus disease has claimed the lives of over 5000 people across the globe, with two deaths reported in India so far.
Let’s hope that the threat of Coronavirus pandemic gets over and everyone’s lives can get back to normal including the commencement of various sporting events all around the globe!