IPL 2021 suspended amid rising number of Covid-19 cases among players

PL 2021 got suspended on Tuesday after 4 players and other non-playing staff involved in the tournament tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 48 hours. A total of 29 out of 60 matches could be played in the 14th edition of the IPL.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • IPL 2021 got suspended on Tuesday after rising number of Covid-19 cases among players and support staff
  • Covid-19 breached IPL bio-bubble as Varun Chakravarthy, Sandeep Warrier, Amit Mishra and Wridhhiman Saha tested positive
  • A total of 29 league matches were played in IPL 2021 till now

BCCI suspended IPL 2021 amid rising number of Covid-19 cases among players and support staff in the last 48 hours. A total of 29 league games were played this season. 30th match between RCB and KKR was rescheduled on Monday after Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier tested positive in the IPL 2021 bio-bubble.

On Tuesday, hours before the clash between Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Mumbai Indians (MI) in New Delhi, wicketkeeper-batsman Wridhimman Saha who plays for the Hyderabad-based franchise, tested positive for the deadly virus which has wrecked havoc in India.

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