Indian Premier League Postponed After Several Players Test Positive For COVID-19 | Cricket Newsnewstolive - May 4, 2021 28 0 COMMENTS
Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 has been postponed, mentioned the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday after a number of gamers examined constructive for COVID-19. “The Indian Premier League Governing Council (IPL GC) and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in an emergency meeting has unanimously decided to postpone IPL 2021 season, with immediate effect,” BCCI mentioned in a launch. “The BCCI does not want to compromise on the safety of the players, support staff and the other participants involved in organising the IPL. This decision was taken keeping the safety, health and well-being of all the stakeholders in mind.”
UPDATE: The Indian Premier League Governing Council (IPL GC) and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in an emergency assembly has unanimously determined to postpone IPL 2021 season with instant impact.
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Two Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) players Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier, Chennai Super Kings bowling coach Lakshmipathy Balaji and a CSK journey group assist workers member are amongst those that have examined constructive for the virus. As per IPL protocol, CSK squad was put in isolation.
“These are difficult times, especially in India and while we have tried to bring in some positivity and cheer, however, it is imperative that the tournament is now suspended and everyone goes back to their families and loved ones in these trying times,” the BCCI launch added.
“The BCCI will do everything in its powers to arrange for the secure and safe passage of all the participants in IPL 2021.
“The BCCI wish to thank all of the healthcare employees, state associations, gamers, assist workers, franchises, sponsors, companions and all of the service suppliers who’ve tried their greatest to organise IPL 2021 even in these extraordinarily tough occasions.”
A complete of 29 out of the scheduled 56 league video games had been performed this season – the final match performed this season was between Punjab Kings and Delhi Capitals on May 2.
The match on Monday between KKR and Royal Challengers Bangalore was postponed after COVID-19 circumstances within the KKR camp.
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