New Delhi: The BCCI on Tuesday decided to cancel the Indian Premier League 2021 (IPL) in view of the growing threat of the coronavirus pandemic. In fact, in the last few days, after the KKR team, the Sunrisers Hyderabad SRH) players were also hit by Covid-19.
As a precaution, the entire Hyderabad team has gone into isolation.
Earlier, Varun Chakraborty and Sandeep Warrier of KKR were found to have symptoms of coronavirus. On the other hand, the support staff of Chennai Superkings also became coronavirus positive. In such a situation, the BCCI has postponed the IPL for some time with immediate effect.
As a result, BCCI decided to suspend IPL 2021. However a large section of the country welcomed the BCCI's decision. But many cricket lovers were deeply disappointed by this news. But now the news is coming from BCCI, which will bring relief to millions of cricket lovers in the country.
According to the reports, the BCCI has decided that the remaining matches of the IPL will be played in September. But then these matches will be played as preparations for the T20 World Cup.