India is dealing with the devastating second wave of the COVID-19 virus, with document numbers developing each day.
The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 was suspended earlier in Could and got here to a halt after a number of coronavirus circumstances have been discovered amongst the gamers and the assist employees members, main them to fly again to their respective nations and houses.
Former England cricket turned commentator Kevin Pietersen was part of the commentary panel with Star Sports activities in India earlier than the suspension of the IPL.
Pietersen, who is commonly discovered within the limelight for his witty feedback on social media, shared an emotional message on Twitter. The 40-year-old said that his coronary heart and thoughts are nonetheless with India even after he needed to depart the nation put up the IPL’s suspension.
The heartfelt message was in Hindi, the place he urged the folks of India to take all vital precautions and hold protected from the COVID-19 pandemic.
“I could have left Indian shores, however I’m nonetheless fascinated with a rustic that has showered me with a lot of love and affection. Please keep protected. This too shall move however you’ll need to watch out,” tweeted Pietersen.
मैंने भारत छोड़ दिया हो सकता है, लेकिन मैं अभी भी ऐसे देश के बारे में सोच रहा हूँ जिसने मुझे बहुत प्यार और स्नेह दिया है। कृपया लोग सुरक्षित रहें। यह समय बीत जाएगा लेकिन आपको सावधान रहना होगा। ??
— Kevin Pietersen? (@KP24) May 11, 2021
Pietersen is taken into account one of many all-time greats for England and has scored 4440 runs at a median of 40.73 and a strike fee of 86.58 in One Day Internationals (ODI) and 1176 runs, a median of 37.93 and a strike fee of 141.51 in T20Is.
The flamboyant batsman has additionally appeared in 5 seasons of the cash-rich league and has scored 1001 in 31 innings.
There have been talks that the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) is considering rescheduling the IPL to September later within the 12 months.
Earlier, Ashley Giles, the Director of England Cricket, commented that English players would not participate in the rescheduled league on account of their worldwide commitments.