David Warner may miss a good chunk of the IPL 2020 as the Indian authorities denied his visa request, though it could not be ascertained whether it was because of the coronavirus scare or any other technical reason.

As it is foreign players’ participation in IPL 2020 is restricted after the Government of India suspending the issuance of business visas, among a few other types of visas, till April 15. This edition of the IPL is set to begin on March 28 at Mumbai with defending champions Mumbai Indians taking on last year’s runner-up Chennai Super Kings. The overseas players in the IPl falls under the business visa (sports) category.