Cricket update: IPL 2021 suspended due to surge in Covid cases RCB | KKR | CSK

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

/ by mansuralisaha


The News Cover: the ongoing premier league season has been indefinitely suspended after a spate of covid-19 cases inside the tournament bubble over the last two days. the decision was taken at an emergency meeting of the Indian cricket board bcci ipl today after reports of positive cases. from at least four different franchises two Kolkata players Varun Chakraborty, and Sandeep warrior, were confirmed to have tested positive on Monday.

 in Ahmedabad, the Chennai super kings, then announced this morning that two non-playing members of their contingent bowling coach L Balaji, and a member of the transportation staff had tested positive. in New Delhi, the sunrises Hyderabad, who was due to play the Mumbai Indians later today. in Delhi has also returned a positive test. alongside leg spinner, Amit Mishra, of the Delhi capitals, the breach of the biosecure bubble at two different locations has left.

the bcci, with no option but to suspend the tournament. the board was reported, mulling the possibility of moving the entire tournament to a single venue in Mumbai from next week. but that will no longer happen the bcci has confirmed. that the tournament has been indefinitely postponed. in the interest of safety and that it will now be assisting foreign players and being able to return, to their countries.

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