The Covid-19 pandemic has affected lives of people irrespective of their professions, economic, social or religious status
Some financially strong cricket playing countries like England, India, Australia have started cricketing activities, associate nations such as the Netherlands, Afghanistan, Nepal and others are still trying to come out of the pandemic in order to organize tournaments and look after their cricketers.
Should’ve been playing cricket today 😏😢 now I’m delivering Uber eats to get through the winter months!! Funny how things change hahaha keep smiling people 😁 https://t.co/kwVEIo6We9
— Paul van Meekeren (@paulvanmeekeren) November 15, 2020
ESPNcricinfo, in a tweet, mentioned that the 2020 T20 World Cup would have ended on Sunday at the MCG in Australia if the situation were normal and there was no outbreak of novel coronavirus.
Retweeting the post, Meekeren expressed his sadness at not playing the tournament and revealed that he has to instead deliver food to get through the winters.
“Should’ve been playing cricket today now I’m delivering Uber eats to get through the winter months!! Funny how things change haha,says Meekeren.
Meekeren has so far played five ODIs and 41 T20Is for the Netherlands in which he has picked up four and 47 wickets respectively
Over 4 lakh Covid-19 cases have been reported in the Netherlands with more than 8,000 people losing their lives to the deadly disease. The country last went into a four-week partial lockdown from October 14.