The 14th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has been postponed due to Corona infection. BCCI Vice President Rajiv Shukla gave this information at around 1.15 pm on Tuesday afternoon. He said that the tournament has been suspended at the moment.
IPL Suspended Due to Coronavirus
UPDATE: 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.
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) May 4, 2021
We will see if it can be completed further. It is clear from this statement that the remaining 31 matches of the Premier League can be re-scheduled. This decision has been taken after several players came positive in two days.
BCCI lost 2 thousand crores
— ANI (@ANI) May 4, 2021
Indian Premier League has been postponed. If it is canceled altogether, the board will incur a loss of around 2000 crores. Also, the T20 World Cup to be hosted in India this year will also be under threat. Hosting from India can be snatched away. BCCI will also suffer the loss of crores.
Names of Players and Team staff Tested Positive so far
Varun Chakraborty (Kolkata Knight Riders)
Sandeep Warrier (Kolkata Knight Riders)
Nitish Rana (Kolkata Knight Riders)
Devdutt Padikkal (Royal Challengers Bangalore)
Axar Patel (Delhi Capitals)
Enrich Norkia (Delhi Capitals)
Daniel Symes (Delhi Capitals)
Amit Mishra (Delhi Capitals)
Wriddhiman Saha (Sunrisers Hyderabad)
Lakshmipathy Balaji (Coach) (Chennai Super Kings)
Kiran More (Coach) (Mumbai Indians)
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