“We have suspended the IPL for now. The new window will be worked out later on. A statement will follow soon,” IPL chairman Brijesh Patel mentioned
The Indian Premier League’s (IPL) 2021 version has been indefinitely suspended, in line with IPL chairman Brijesh Patel.
“We have suspended the IPL for now. The new window will be worked out later on. A statement will follow soon,” Mr. Patel informed The Hindu on May 4.
BCCI was pressured to take the decision since a minimum of 4 groups have been affected by COVID-19.
Earlier within the day, Sunrisers Hyderabad wicket-keeper Wriddhiman Saha and Delhi Capitals leg-spinner Amit Mishra have been identified to have contracted the COVID-19 an infection.
Multiple members of biosecure bubbles of each the franchises confirmed to The Hindu that Saha and Mishra have been identified with COVID-19.
The IPL match between Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals was rescheduled and CSK players have been pressured into arduous quarantine after bowling coach L Balaji examined positive for COVID-19.
The IPL match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders in Ahmedabad on May 3 was additionally rescheduled with two KKR players — Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier — testing positive for COVID-19 forward of the sport.