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Virus Scare Puts India’s $6.7 Billion Cricket League in Doubt

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This year’s season of the Indian Premier League, which draws about 40,000 cricket-crazy spectators per match, is facing uncertainty after the government placed border curbs to contain the deadly coronavirus outbreak.

India’s suspension of most visas until April 15 will mean overseas players won’t be able to play any of the 60 matches for the $6.7 billion cricket league, according to a Press Trust India report, casting doubts on the event that was scheduled to start from March 29. India, with 60 cases so far and no deaths, has seen a spike in infection over the past few days.