Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya, along with his brother Krunal, and his wife, and the formers fiance Natasa Stankovic on Monday took to Instagram to post a video where they could be seen praising the medical staff and other professionals for their exemplary work during the pandemic that has affected the world. Also Read - First 'Oxygen Express' Train Leaves For Maharashtra Amid Rising Cases, Piyush Goyal Shares Video

“Salute to all the medical staff and other emergency personnel who are fighting the virus selflessly. We are forever indebted to you. You are the real hero,” Hardik posted on his official Instagram page. Also Read - Karnataka Govt Issues Revised Curfew Guidelines, Traders Call it 'Partial Lockdown' | Complete List of What's Allowed, What's Shut on Weekdays

Meanwhile, the two Pandya brothers, who were supposed to feature for defending champions Mumbai Indians would have to wait as the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) has been postponed till April 15.

The Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) will keep a close watch on the situation and will get an update every week. BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has said that if the tournament has to happen it has to be a truncated one.

With the escalating COVID19 threat, people have been advised to stay indoors and clean as a precautionary measure. The number of positive cases in India has gone past the 400-mark and the number is on the rise.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for a ”Janta Curfew” on March 22 to spread awareness among citizens.