Mentally at Wankhede, physically home: Surya

The IPL, which has been postponed till April 15 due to the COVID-19 outbreak, in all likelihood will be cancelled as coronavirus continues to wreck havoc.

Suryakumar Yadav during a training session.   -  Amol Karhadkar

He had been in red hot form in white ball leg of domestic cricket and no wonder Suryakumar Yadav like many others was physically in his Mumbai home but mentally at the Wankhede Stadium where Mumbai Indians would have played CSK in IPL opener on Sunday.

Coronavirus LIVE: March 30 - Gundogan 'okay' with handing Liverpool PL title  

The IPL, which has been postponed till April 15 due to the COVID-19 outbreak, in all likelihood will be cancelled as the government fights to bring the current pandemic under control with a 21-day lockdown.

“Mentally at Wankhede stadium. But physically at home. This too shall pass. #stayhome #staysafe,” tweeted Surya on late Sunday night along with two of his pictures, one at Wankhede and the other at home.

Currently, there are more than 1000 positive cases for novel coronavirus in India with death toll already crossing 25.

Support Sportstar


Dear Reader,

Support our journalism — where text and pictures intermingle so seamlessly — and help us scale up your experience as the world changes around us. Your contribution is vital to our brand of uninfluenced, boots-on-the-ground reportage that’s worth your while. Clickbait sensationalism is not for us, but editorial independence is — we owe it to you.

  Dugout videos