New Delhi, 4/5 (AO Bureau): IPL 2021 season has been suspended after players were found to be infected with coronavirus. BCCI Vice President Rajiv Shukla has informed the news agency ANI. The Governing Council of the IPL and the BCCI held an emergency meeting on Tuesday. After this meeting, a decision was taken to postpone the IPL immediately. After the postponement of the league, the BCCI’s statement came that it does not want to compromise the safety of the players, support staff and other members involved in the league.
The decision was taken after reports of 8 players and two members of the coaching staff, including players Varun Chakraborty, Sandeep Warrier, Wriddhiman Saha, Amit Mishra and bowling coach Balaji, came positive in two days. The BCCI said that it was necessary to cancel the tournament. The board will make full arrangements for every player and support staff joining the league to be safely delivered to their home.