Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 has been postponed after many gamers examined constructive for COVID-19, mentioned BCCI sources as we speak. “The event has been suspended indefinitely. We are going to attempt to conduct the occasion within the subsequent obtainable window however this month is unlikely,” league chairman Brijesh Patel instructed information company PTI. This resolution comes after two IPL video games have been postponed. Kolkata Knight Riders’ match towards Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore was referred to as off simply hours earlier than its begin in Ahmedabad after Varun Chakaravarthy and Sandeep Warrier grew to become contaminated. On Twitter, the temper amongst IPL followers was somber. Some, nevertheless, managed to seek out solace in memes after receiving information of IPL being postponed.
Check out a few of the memes which have flooded Twitter after information of IPL being suspended started doing the rounds:
— Aman Rajput (@socialparindaa) May 4, 2021
— Jainik Rokad???????? (@RokadJainik) May 4, 2021
Rcb followers response be like once they hear ipl is suspended ???????????? pic.twitter.com/SvLPp2ZOYb
— Pawan Kalyan Developments ™ (@trend_pawan) May 4, 2021
IPL followers to BCCI : pic.twitter.com/EbAPei5KdB
— Sakshi Negi (@SakshiNegi_7) May 4, 2021
IPL has been suspended indefinitely…..
— Nitin Raj (@i_mnitin) May 4, 2021
— sanjeev singh (@kaaleen_bhaiya) May 4, 2021
In addition to Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier, Chennai Tremendous Kings bowling coach Lakshmipathy Balaji and a CSK journey staff assist workers member also tested positive for the virus. The CSK squad has been put in isolation. One SunRisers Hyderabad participant additionally examined constructive and the complete staff has been put in isolation, mentioned sources.
All IPL video games to date have been held behind closed doorways. The BCCI had just lately stepped up coronavirus safety because the surge worsened. Gamers have been examined each two days and weren’t allowed to order meals from outdoors their motels.
The 2020 IPL had additionally been held in a bio-secure bubble within the UAE.
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