The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday uncertainly suspended the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season because of the rising COVID-19 cases inside their profile bubble.
BCCI in its official statement said, “The Indian Premier League Governing Council (IPL GC) and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in a crisis meeting has consistently chosen to delay IPL 2021 season, with prompt impact.”
“The BCCI would not like to settle on the security of the players, support staff and different members associated with getting sorted out the IPL. This choice was taken keeping the wellbeing, wellbeing and prosperity of the multitude of partners as a top priority.
“These are troublesome occasions, particularly in India and keeping in mind that we have attempted to get some inspiration and cheer, nonetheless, it is basic that the competition is presently suspended and everybody returns to their families and friends and family in these difficult occasions.”
The declaration came after it was accounted for by numerous media associations that Sunrisers Hyderabad’s wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha, and Delhi Capitals’ leg-spinner Amit Mishra tried positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday.
Prior, on Monday, Kolkata Knight Riders’ Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier tried positive for Covid, compelling the delay of the group’s match against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Ahmedabad.
Additionally, Chennai Super Kings bowling trainer L Balaji tried positive for COVID-19in Delhi.
BCCI said it “will do everything in its forces to mastermind the safe and safe entry of the relative multitude of members” in IPL 2021.
It likewise added, “The BCCI might want to thank all the medical care laborers, state affiliations, players, support staff, establishments, backers, accomplices and all the specialist co-ops who have made an honest effort to coordinate IPL 2021 even in these very troublesome occasions.”