But as governments lift restrictions to boost their stagnant economies, there have been widespread fears of a second wave of infections that could plunge the world back into lockdown.
"The players who have tested positive would have thought that PCB is not supporting them at this difficult time," said Inzamam on his YouTube channel.
There are 38,020 active cases undergoing treatment, and are generally reassuring, it added. Critical cases toll stood at 1,820 against 1010 new recoveries, raising the total of recoveries to 81,029.
Despite the worsening epidemic caseload in India, Ganguly — president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) — said in an email to state associations that every effort was being made to hold the Indian Premier League in some form.
Pakistan will play three Tests and three Twenty20 internationals starting in August, with hosts England providing "bio-secure" arrangements in closed stadiums and hotels.
The tournament comes a week after Japanese baseball and football opened stadiums to spectators, and as the government seeks to keep the economy open despite worrying signs of the virus's resurgence, particularly in Tokyo.
Ollie Pope’s superb 91 not out helped England recover on the first day of the deciding third Test against the West Indies at Old Trafford on Friday.
The cancellation of the event, which was scheduled for November and was won by Japan's Naomi Osaka last year, follows last week's axing of all international Tennis tournaments in China for 2020.
The IPL will take place between Sept. 19 to Nov. 8. This is confirmed and the rest we will decide in the (IPL) governing council meeting next week.
As life springs back to normalcy in the country following weeks of lockdown due to COVID-19, Dubai Sports Council has stepped up its efforts to restore the Emirate’s sports sector to full capacity by announcing two major decisions on Thursday. Under-12 and Over-60 can now take part in sports activities.