Mumbai, 4th May 2021: BCCI vice-president Rajiv Shukla has informed that it has been decided to postpone the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the time being.
Shukla said that the BCCI has taken this strong step in the face of corona cases that are continuously coming up. The decision to postpone this season’s IPL has been taken.
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 3rd May. On Tuesday morning, the postponement of the match between Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals was reported.
Sunrisers Hyderabad’s wicket keeper 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.