If needed, we are ready to convert Eden Garden into temporary medical facility for treating COVID-19 victims

On Tuesday 24th March, the BCCI President Sourav Ganguly while speaking about the fate of IPL, he said that he is ready to convert the Eden Gardens indoor facility and the dormitory rooms into the medical facility temporarily if there is a need of rooms to treat patients of coronavirus.

“ If government asks us, we are ready to handover the facility. Anything that is need of the hour, we are here to do. Absolutely no problem in it.” Ganguly said to PTI in an exclusive interview.

In this crutial stage, India is fighting against the novel coronavirus outbreak and everything needs to be done in all the possibilities to flatten the curve. He welcomed the decision taken by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to complete lockdown.

He further added “ At the current moment certain things are beyond control and I think it is the right decision taken by the government. We have to follow the directives whatever given by the government and ministry of health. That’s the case all over the world.”

Since there is no change is the situation from last ten days, he said he couldn’t comment anything while he asked about the fate of the Indian Premier League.