IPL 2021 Suspended: It has been decided to postpone the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League for the time being. The meeting of BCCI officials ended sometime back and the decision for suspending the IPL 2021 was taken. Vice-President BCCI Rajeev Shukla shared the news of the suspension on Twitter.
As per the reports by ANI, The IPL 2021 has been suspended. The news was shared on the official account of ANI on Twitter.
Indian Premier League suspended indefinitely after multiple COVID-19 cases in its bio-bubble: league chairman Brijesh Patel to PTI— Press Trust of India (@PTI_News) May 4, 2021
Let us tell you that on Monday, Kolkata Knight Riders players Varun Chakraborty and Sandeep Warrier were found to be Corona positive. It was then decided to postpone the match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders on Monday 3 May. On Tuesday morning, the postponement of the match between Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals was reported.
Sunrisers Hyderabad's wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha was reported to be Corona positive before the evening match on Tuesday. At the same time, Delhi Capitals bowler Amit Mishra is also said to be corona infected.
Meanwhile, many petitions were also filed in Bombay High Court to cancel the tournament and use the resources to fight against Covid-19.
PIL filed in Bombay High Court seeking direction to Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to cancel or postpone IPL 2021 owing to COVID19 situation— ANI (@ANI) May 4, 2021
The petitioner says the resources deployed for IPL players can be used for COVID19 patients pic.twitter.com/FBvG6dh2Qb