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Road Safety World Series Featuring Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara Cancelled Due To Coronavirus Outbreak: Report

The organisers had earlier cancelled Road Safety World Series matches which were to be played at the MCA Stadium in Pune and relocated them to the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai

Road Safety World Series Featuring Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara Cancelled Due To Coronavirus Outbreak: Report
Cricket legends coming together for Road Safety World Series. | File Photo
Road Safety World Series Featuring Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara Cancelled Due To Coronavirus Outbreak: Report
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2020-03-12T20:36:43+05:30

The Road Safety World Series, featuring cricket greats such as Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara, has been cancelled for the time being in view of the rising coronavirus threat in Maharashtra.

Coronavirus Outbreak Coverage | Sports News

A highly-placed source told PTI that the series has been called off for the safety of the players and the public.

"In the interest of public safety, the organisers have agreed to reschedule the remaining matches. These matches will be played when the situation will be conducive to hold them," the source said.

The organisers had earlier cancelled the matches which were to be played at the MCA Stadium in Pune and relocated them to the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai.

It was also earlier decided that the matches would be held in empty stadiums, but now they have been cancelled for the time being.

Maharashtra reported 10 cases of coronavirus on Wednesday.

Due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, several sporting events in India and across the globe have been cancelled or postponed.

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