IPL 2021: Event ‘indefinitely suspended’ as COVID-19 instances mount

IPL 2021: Event ‘indefinitely suspended’ as COVID-19 instances mount

The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday indefinitely suspended the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season because of the rising COVID-19 instances inside their bio-bubble.

The suspension was confirmed by information company ANI, which quoted BCCI vice-President Rajeev Shukla as saying, “IPL suspended for this season.”

The choice comes after it was reported by a number of media organisations reported that Sunrisers Hyderabad’s Wriddhiman Saha has examined constructive for COVID-19.

IPL chairman Brijesh Patel confirmed the event. “The event has been suspended indefinitely. We’ll attempt to conduct the occasion within the subsequent out there window however this month is unlikely,” Patel informed PTI.

The announcement got here after Sunrisers Hyderabad’s wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha, and Delhi Capitals’ leg-spinner Amit Mishra examined constructive for COVID-19 on Tuesday.

Earlier, on Monday, Kolkata Knight Riders’ Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier examined constructive for coronavirus, forcing the postponement of the workforce’s match in opposition to Royal Challengers Bangalore in Ahmedabad.

Additionally, Chennai Tremendous Kings bowling coach L Balaji examined constructive for COVID-19 in Delhi.

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