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IPL finally halted after 29 matches: tournament suspended after many players have corona, remaining matches can be re-scheduled

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IPL finally halted after 29 matches: tournament suspended after many players have corona, remaining matches can be re-scheduled



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  • IPL 2021 Breaking News; BCCI Decision Update | IPL 14th Season Suspended OR Postponed After Players Test Positive For Coronavirus (COVID 19)

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The 14th season of IPL has been postponed due to Corona infection. BCCI Vice President Rajiv Shukla gave this information at around 1.15 pm on Tuesday afternoon. He said that the tournament has been suspended at the moment. We will see if it can be completed further. It is clear from this statement that the remaining 31 matches of the IPL can be re-scheduled. This decision has been taken after several players came positive in two days.

The BCCI took this decision after 4 players from 3 teams, 1 coach and 2 other staff got corona infected in two days. On Monday, Varun Chakraborty and Sandeep Warrier of KKR came positive. Also, CSK bowling coach Lakshmipathy Balaji and two other staff were also infected. On Tuesday, Wriddhiman Saha of Sunrisers Hyderabad and Amit Mishra of Delhi Capitals also turned positive.

Players and team staff positive since inception

The player Team
Varun Chakraborty Kolkata Knight Riders
Sandeep Warrier Kolkata Knight Riders
Nitish Rana Kolkata Knight Riders
Devdutt Padikkal Royal Challengers Bangalore
Akshar Patel Delhi capitals
Enrich Norkhia Delhi capitals
Daniel sams Delhi capitals
Amit Mishra Delhi capitals
Wriddhiman Saha Sunrisers Hyderabad
Laxmipathy Balaji (Coach) Chennai super kings
Kiran More (Coach) Mumbai Indians

BCCI lost 2 thousand crores
IPL has been postponed. If it is canceled altogether, the board will incur a loss of around 2000 crores. Also, the T20 World Cup to be hosted in India this year will also be under threat. Hosting from India can be snatched away. BCCI will also suffer loss of crores.

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