The fourteenth version of the Indian Premier League is suspended after a few players, staff and groundsmen tried positive for COVID-19. Rajeev Shukla, IPL’s Chairman, affirmed the information to ANI that the season has been suspended with prompt impact following SRH’s Wriidhiman Saha and DC’s Amit Mishra testing positive for the novel Coronavirus.
The competition (IPL 2021) has been in finished confusion and risk. Prior Multiple Covid-19 cases on Monday morning in Kolkata Knight Riders and Chennai Super Kings shook BCCI authorities and now only hours before SRH versus Mumbai Indians match Wriddhiman Saha has tried Covid-19 positive.
Simply In – “IPL has been suspended, we will see whether we can reschedule it, it isn’t dropped. It is simply suspended for the time being,” Rajeev Shukla said.
IPL Statement: “The choice was taken collectively. 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 security, wellbeing and prosperity of the relative multitude of partners at the top of the priority list,” IPL said in a proclamation.
This has prompted whole Sunrisers group being approached to get into isolate. InsideSport was told by senior BCCI functionary, ‘presently we don’t have some other alternative than suspend IPL’
- IPL 2021 has been suspended confirmed BCCI Vice President Rajeev Shukla
- Delhi Capitals Spinner Amit Mishra also tests positive.
- Wriddhiman Saha tested Covid-19 positive.
Prior on Monday one of the BCCI official talked about odds of postponment of IPL 2021
“Circumstance is getting interesting at this point. We are totally stunned by certain cases in KKR camp. How and when that happened is yet to be learned. These KKR players more likely than not met others as is CSK support staff individuals. Despite the fact that nothing is talked about authoritatively at this point, yet like this we need to deferred IPL 2021 as this threat has held the whole country”, said shook BCCI official who typically sounds exceptionally certain about the vast majority of the trickiest circumstances.
“It’s obvious, the present game is deferred. The conversations have begun the path forward. We can’t remark at this moment. Be that as it may, the planning currently would get exceptionally troublesome. However, my own view is that it won’t be all in all correct to hazard anybody’s life in these conditions”, said the authority.
An IPL Governing Council part called the circumstance “dreary” and said a choice in transit forward will be taken soon. “It is a terrible circumstance. Nobody anticipated this. The advisory group will before long meet to examine on the matter,” he told.
IPL 2021 in jeopardy, worried BCCI official says, ‘like this we may have to postpone IPL 2021
Until Monday, BCCI could guarantee that its IPL bio-bubble is the most secure spot on earth. In any case, every one of these cases came falling face-first after numerous positive cases were accounted for. While Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier’s positive report constrained the Indian board to delay the KKR versus RCB conflict.
Delhi-leg worst hit by Covid-19
With Delhi hitting new records in COVID-19 cases each day, it was a bet on BCCI’s part to ahead with IPL at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium. In any case, with the most recent turn of events, it has tossed the competition into confusion. With five DDCA ground staff testing positive for the novel Coronavirus, almost certainly, they have come in close contact with players and other care staff.
Thus, disengaging all including players are the standard according to IPL COVID-19 rules. According to the IPL Covid rules, “close contact” of an influenced individual ought to “seclude for six days” and return “3 negative tests on Day 1, 3 and 6”.
As indicated by previous India cricketer Kirti Azam, IPL 2021 ought to be halted with quick impact. “IPL should now be halted with prompt impact. It isn’t protected any longer for the players”