EPL postponed to avoid possible transmission of Corona virus

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EPL postponed to avoid possible transmission of Corona virus

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The upcoming edition of Everest Premier League (EPL) has been postponed following detailed consultations with the Ministry of Home Affairs - Government of Nepal Franchises, Cricket Association of Nepal, sponsors, players and other stakeholders.

Aamir Akhtar, the Founder and Managing Director of EPL explained : "We are naturally all sad at today's announcement of having to temporarily postpone the 2020 EPL, but we simply have to put the health and well-being of all Nepalis and our overseas players before everything else. It was crucial that we announced this decision now at the earliest possible juncture to ensure the minimum possible disruption to all of our stakeholders, who are integral parts of the ongoing successs and growth of the league. We would like to thank the Government of Nepal for their support and counsel through this challenging period and we support entirely the professional advice throughout."

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The tournament was scheduled from March 14 to March 28, 2020. The schedule is posponed until another notice is issued.