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Using his 'tracer bullet' cliche, Ravi Shastri tells people to stay indoors and beat coronavirus

Ravi Shastri had earlier called the forced break a 'welcome rest' for his busy national team players.

Published: 29th March 2020 06:21 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th March 2020 06:21 PM   |  A+A-

Ravi Shastri

India's coach Ravi Shastri (File | AFP)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: India coach Ravi Shastri on Sunday said the "only thing flying around the world like a tracer bullet is this bloody Corona", using his famous cliche to convey his message of staying home at all costs.

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the world, claiming over 30000 lives so far while infecting more than 6.5 lakh people.

Among other things, the unprecedented health crisis has also brought sport to a standstill after leading to cancellation and postponement of events, including the Tokyo Olympics and European Football Championships.

And it was no different with cricket.

"Stay indoors people. Crucial phase this. Only thing flying around the world like a tracer bullet is this bloody Corona (COVID-19). Stay in before the bugger gets you," Shastri wrote on his twitter handle.



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