While the 21-day lockdown to fight the deadly coronavirus has brought India to a standstill, wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant, in order to keep himself engaged was seen playing with his pet ‘Kuuchi’ in a video he shared on Twitter on Friday night. Also Read - COVID-19 Cases Cross 1.6 Lakh-mark; Death Toll Above 4,600; Shah Speaks to CMs Over Lockdown Extension | Key Points
Pant was trying to impress his pet and get his attention, but the furry friend gave him the royal snub. Also Read - COVID-19 Crisis: ECB Delays Start of Domestic Season Till August But Windies Series in July Likely to go Ahead
The 22-year-old wicketkeeper took to Twitter and shared the video with his fans and captioned it as, “Being crazy helps me keep sane Stay home, Stay safe and go easy on yourselves.” Also Read - Amit Shah Speaks to Chief Ministers of All States, UTs; Seeks Opinion on Lockdown Extension
Not just Pant, other cricketers are also keeping themselves busy by doing fun activities. India skipper Virat Kohli got a new haircut from his wife Anushka Sharma.
Meanwhile, the pandemic has brought the world to a standstill. Most major events have been suspended or postponed.
The Tokyo Olympics has also been postponed and it is uncertain the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) will take place.
In India, over 800 positive coronavirus cases have already been registered and the number is on the rise. The streets are empty due to the lockdown, citizens have been asked to stay indoors and avoid gatherings.