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Suitable regions with necessary facilities should be selected and teams be housed in sealed hotels for the season, thus creating a corona-free bubble.
The IPL was scheduled to begin on 29 March, but the cricket board has postponed it indefinitely due to the extended nationwide lockdown.
With the IPL looking ever likely to be scrapped, the BCCI is staring at massive losses. Will it cut retainerships of players and salaries of staff?
In Cricket 2.0: Inside the T20 Revolution, Tim Wigmore and Freddie Wilde write about how the first great fixing scandal to be exposed allegedly began in a hotel room.
Modern sport, like India itself, is too big to be knocked permanently off its stride by a virus, even one as dangerous as Covid-19.
Walt Disney chairman Bob Iger had earlier announced that the Disney streaming service would be launched in India the same day IPL was set to start.
The BCCI on 13 March postponed the IPL till 15 April along with all other domestic tournaments, including the Irani Cup and the Women's Challenger Trophy.
Addressing a press conference, Deputy Chief Minister said district magistrates have been asked to ensure that all directives pertaining to coronavirus are implemented.
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Coronavirus has caused disruptions in the sports world. After the India Open badminton tournament, the pandemic now also casts its shadow on the IPL tournament.