BCCI to shutdown ,Employees directed to work from home

BCCI to shutdown ,Employees directed to work from home

The coronavirus pandemic has forced the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to shut down its headquarter in Mumbai from Tuesday with its employees being told to work from home.

It has been learnt that the employees have been given the option to "work from home" with all the cricketing operations already being suspended till further notice.

"All employees in Mumbai Headquarters have been given the option to work from home from tomorrow onwards. Those who want to come to the office can come," ANI tweeted on Monday.

The BCCI has already postponed the IPL till April 15 along with all other domestic tournaments, including the Irani Cup and women's Challenger Trophy.

India has so far reported 114 positive cases with two deaths. The global death toll has crossed 6,000 and the number of infected is over 160,000.

The virus, which originated in China late last year, has killed more than 6,000 people around the world and infected more than 160,000.

It has wreaked havoc on the global sporting calendar, leading to all major tournaments being cancelled or postponed.