It has been a difficult time for various sections of society in its own way. This novel coronavirus triggered nationwide lockdown brought with itself a lot of restrictions, which in one way or another has affected our daily lifestyle. The lockdown was followed by either cancellation or delay of various events like the sports tournaments, etc.
While there are discussions about resuming individual outdoor training involving some skill-based exercises for cricketers from next week, Virat Kohli engaged himself in a light jogging session on Friday, the 15th of May.
According to the reports, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is discussing plans to set up an isolation camp for players. The National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru has been marked as a perfect, well-equipped place for the same, but the city is still under threat of the Covid-19 cases.
Taking the initiative, Cricketer Virat Kohli took to his balcony for some light jogging at his residence in Mumbai on Friday, the 15th of May. It just goes to consolidate the 31-year-old cricketer’s pro-active image in the sports’ world.
Virat Kohli shared a video of his little scamper on his official Instagram page. He captioned his Instagram post as, “Putting in the work is a way of life and not a requirement of profession. Choice is yours.”
Mumbai is one of the leading hotspots of the novel coronavirus in the country. Since the number of COVID 19 cases are reaching great heights in the city of Mumbai, the lockdown in Mumbai, which was supposed to end on the 17th of May, shall be extended further.
According to BCCI treasurer Arun Dhumal, Mumbai residents like Kohli and his limited-overs deputy Rohit Sharma might have to continue with the lockdown. In contrast, others could start their skill-based training in other parts of the country, where the threat isn’t as high as in Mumbai. “For players like Kohli and Rohit, the restrictions are there in Mumbai and might stay,” said Arun Dhumal.
The BCCI could permit outdoor training from next week when the government will further ease the nationwide lockdown after the 17th of May.