Different national sports federations have postponed competitions due to government instructions and clubs have suspended training camps, but the gathering of students at playgrounds around the city continues despite the outbreak of coronavirus.
Yesterday afternoon, more than a hundred boys, split into at least 10 groups, were seen playing cricket and football matches on the sand-filled Brothers Union ground in Gopibag.
Only some were wearing masks while sprinting about and making body contact while chasing after balls or running between wickets.
Confining students to their homes has become tough for guardians. Some boys said that although they were aware of the coronavirus, they could not keep themselves from sport and had snuck away from…