England all-rounder Ravi Bopara tried to come out with some novel ways of passing time and keeping himself fit as all of the United Kingdom, including England was put under lockdown by PM Boris Johnson as the country battled to contain the spread of the deadly COVID-19 or the Coronavirus disease.
More than 300,000 people have been tested positive for the deadly virus, which has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation. More than 13,000 people have lost their lives, while more than 95,000 people have recovered from the virus. Italy has been the hardest hit with 4825 deaths, while China, the epicentre of the virus, has recorded 3261 deaths so far.
Ravi Bopara shared the picture of a damaged wall
The cricketing activities all around the world have been affected by the COVID-19 outbreak with the English Cricket Board suspending their tour to Sri Lanka and calling back their players from Asia and also stopping all cricket domestically and recreationally in the country as well. There are question marks on the upcoming English county championship, the T20 Blast and The Hundred as well.
Meanwhile, the England all-rounder Ravi Bopara had to find out a way to keep himself fit and fine while staying indoors in order to stay safe. Bopara shared a photo on his Twitter which showed a hole in a wall with the caption reading, “Turns out working from home isn’t the best idea for cricketers.”
Turns out working from home isn’t the best idea for cricketers pic.twitter.com/uBcVUiWJ34
— Ravi Bopara (@ravibopara) March 21, 2020
Not only England, but cricket has been stopped all over the world with Pakistan stopping the Pakistan Super League, while India also deferred the upcoming season of Indian Premier League 2020 from March 29 to April 15, while suspending the domestic cricket as well. All the bilateral series have been cancelled or postponed and cricketers have been advised to stay indoors and stay safe from the spread of the coronavirus.
New Zealand and Australia closed their borders for incoming traffic and called back their cricketers from abroad assignments and put them under self-isolation as well as per WHO procedures. This pandemic has the threat of becoming a catastrophe unless and until the world comes together and puts a stop to the spread by practicing self-quarantine, social distancing, and proper hygiene practices.
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