In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, veteran Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Monday took to micro-blogging site Twitter to spread awareness about the virus. Changing his username to ‘lets stay indoors India’, Ashwin asked citizens to indoors for the next two weeks as it is very crucial.

After changing the profile, Ashwin tweeted: “Taking in all information ( both authentic and some seemingly panicky ones) . One thing seems certain ” The next 2 weeks are going to be extremely crucial” . Every city in India should literally feel deserted for the next 2 weeks, cos if this escalates it will be mayhem.”

The ace spinner also spoke about the lack of genuine information. “We need to remember we are a densely populated country and a very large part of them don’t have access to information.” – wrote Ashwin.

Meanwhile, the fate of the IPL 2020 is likely to be decided on Tuesday, March 24 when BCCI officials sit down for a video conference with franchise owners to decide the way forward.

The 13th edition of the IPL, which was supposed to start from March 29, was initially postponed to April 15, but with the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the country and with lockdowns imposed on several cities, there is no clarity over the status of this year’s IPL.