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Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Breaking News: IPL 2021 suspended due to covid 19

IPL-2021 has been postponed due to corona. 
On Monday, in the current season of IPL, there were reports of two KKR players including Chennai Super Kings support staff and DDCA groundsman Kovid-19 positive. On Tuesday, the news of Sunrisers Hyderabad's Riddhiman Saha and Delhi Capitals' Amit Mishra being Kovid-19 positive, after which the organizers decided to postpone the IPL. The BCCI and the IPL have released this statement by giving an official statement. "The IPL Governing Council and the BCCI have decided to postpone IPL-2021 with immediate effect with an emergency meeting," it said in a statement released by the IPL.

KKR's Varun Chakraborty and Sandeep Warrier came out positive. At the same time, CSK bowling coach L Balaji also came positive. The organizers took this decision amid fears that cases would continue to grow in the league. On Monday, the match between KKR and RCB was postponed, while on Tuesday the match to be played between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians was also postponed. IPL-2021 has now been suspended indefinitely. The new dates of the tournament will be decided later.

No compromise with players' safety

BCCI said in its statement, "BCCI does not want to compromise the safety of the players, support staff and the rest of the people participating in the IPL. This decision has been taken keeping in mind the safety of all the stakeholders. ”


Players will go to their home

The BCCI has said that it will send all the players safely to their homes. He said, "It is a difficult time, especially in India. We are trying to bring some positives, although it is important that the tournament is suspended and everyone will go back to their family. The BCCI will do what it can to make all the people participating in IPL 2021 safe. ”

Thanks to these people

The BCCI has also thanked all the people associated with the IPL so far. "The BCCI would like to thank all the healthcare works, state associations, sportspersons, support staff, franchisees, sponsors and all those who helped us in organizing the IPL-2021," the statement said.

KKR, DC player Quarantine

Due to Corona, the match of KKR and RCB to be played in Ahmedabad on 3 May has already been postponed. All the players of KKR are currently quarantined. At the same time, Delhi Capitals have also been asked to stay in Quarantine. On Monday, 10 people of the IPL were found to be Corona positive, including 2 players from KKR, 3 staff of CSK, including one Laxmipathy Balaji. Apart from these, the news of DDCA's 5 groundsmen also being Corona positive came to light. The BCCI had rescheduled these matches, but now the entire tournament has been suspended.

Saha is the only positive player

Saha and Amit Mishra were reported to be infected in the IPL on Tuesday. News agency ANI quoted SRH sources as saying that only Saha's test positive has come in the team. According to the source, "Yes Saha's test has come positive. Our entire team is now in isolation. There are no other positive reports. The rest are test negative. "

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