The postponement will be first since modern games began in 19th century and make Tokyo 2020 Olympics the biggest sporting event called off due to COVID-19.
Japan PM Shinzo Abe said the Olympics will have to be postponed if safety can’t be guaranteed for spectators and athletes due to the pandemic.
Coach Atul Bedade, who played 13 ODIs for India in the 1990s, is accused of sexual harassment and public shaming. BCA appoints independent inquiry committee.
This step comes after the health ministry issued an advisory to avoid large gatherings. The Supreme Court refused to hear an urgent plea seeking to postpone the tournament as COVID-19 cases continue to rise.
The India Open tournament, a crucial event for the Tokyo Olympic qualification, will be aired on YouTube, while Hotstar will show the matches quarterfinal onwards.
Along with all-rounder Pandya, senior opener Shikhar Dhawan and seasoned seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar also returned to the Indian squad for the three-match ODI series against South Africa.
India, in their maiden ICC Women's T20 World Cup final, were bundled out for 99 while chasing a challenging target of 185 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Jaffer finishes his career as the only batsman to score over 12,000 Ranji Trophy runs, to go with nearly 2,000 runs in 31 Test matches.
The four-day event, which will be held in Gulmarg, a popular skiing destination, will be inaugurated by Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Saturday.
England were knocked out of the first semi-final in Sydney without a ball being bowled due to rain, as India had topped their qualifying pool.