The Indian Premier League (IPL) has been postponed indefinitely following the mounting cases of COVID 19 in the bio bubble. In the latest development, COVID of Sunrisers Hyderabad’s Wriddhiman Saha and Amit Mishra of Delhi Capitals have yielded 19 positive results.
Due to these events, the tournament was fully considered.
At around 12 noon, the top brass of the BCCI was to take a final decision on the fate of the tournament, the BCCI was considering moving the entire tournament to one city but the fresh positives in the IPL structure left BCCI managers with more to think about. Did not leave
It is understood that some IPL officials called some franchisees to get their views on the future of the tournament and some of them believed that it should be canceled altogether.
Confirming the decision, IPL chairman Brijesh Patel said that this decision has been taken in view of the safety of all stakeholders.
The IPL said in a media statement that the decision was taken unanimously by the tournament’s governing council and top BCCI officials.
The statement said that the BCCI does not want to compromise on the safety of the players, support staff, and other partners involved in organizing IPEL.
According to the statement, this decision has been taken keeping in mind the safety, health, and well-being of all stakeholders.
“It is a very difficult time, especially in India, we were trying to bring some positivity and happiness through the tournament but the tournament has now been postponed and everyone is now in this difficult time,” the statement said. Can move between your family and loved ones.
The BCCI will, under its authority, arrange for the safe and successful withdrawal of all the partners of IPL 2021.