IPL 2021 suspended indefinitely after four people test COVID positive

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With as much as four people testing COVID-19 good by Tuesday, IPL 2021 happens to be suspended with immediate impact after the IPL governing council and BCCI officials came across in an emergency meeting at the time.

The news headlines comes following Delhi Capitals’ Amit Mishra and Sunrisers Hyderbad’s Wriddhiman Saha tested COVID-19 good. While Wriddhiman has been in isolation since yesterday after testing good, Mishra tested positive today while Capitals have been in tough quarantine.

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“The Indian Premier League Governing Council (IPL GC) and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in an urgent situation meeting features unanimously made a decision to postpone IPL 2021 season, with immediate result,” browse the formal declaration because of the Indian cricket board.

The declaration further read: “The BCCI will not like to compromise from the safety regarding the players, help staff in addition to various other participants taking part in organising the IPL. This choice ended up being taken maintaining the security, health and wellbeing of all the stakeholders at heart.”

Your body further stated that players can go back to their families in these testing times, nullifying rumours that event might shift to Mumbai as just one venue competition, as rumoured previously.

“These are difficult times, particularly in India and even though we have attempted to make some positivity and cheer, but is imperative that the tournament has become suspended and everybody extends back with their households and family members in these trying times,” the declaration read.

The cricket body further ensured safe passing of all players and staff back home.

“The BCCI can do every thing with its capabilities to prepare when it comes to protected and safe passage of all participants in IPL 2021,” it read. “The BCCI wish to thank all the health care employees, state organizations, people, assistance staff, franchises, sponsors, partners and all the companies with attempted their utmost to arrange IPL 2021 in these extremely difficult times.”

Previously Monday, KKR people Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier became the first people to try good within the bio-bubble; forcing Monday’s match against Royal Challengers Bangalore becoming known as down. Right after CSK’s bowling coach Lakshmipathy Balaji and CEO K Viswanathan additionally returned exactly the same.

This caused Chennai Super Kings to share with Indian cricket board (BBCI) of the unwillingness to play their after that match against Rajasthan Royals, scheduled in New Delhi on Wednesday according to BCCI’s SOP.

Published at Tue, 04 May 2021 07:39:40 +0000