IPL 2021 has been postponed indefinitely (Kevin Pietersen / Twitter)
The Indian Premier League (IPL 2021), which has been running smoothly for the last almost a month due to multiple cases of Kovid-19 being detected in the bio-bubble environment, was postponed indefinitely on Tuesday, which was welcomed by the teams. However, due to travel restrictions, foreign players are waiting for the action of the BCCI to return home safely. The announcement was made after Sunrisers Hyderabad wicketkeeper batsman Wriddhiman Saha and Delhi Capitals spinner Amit Mishra were found positive for Kovid-19. After the postponement of the 14th season of IPL, former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen has become emotional and has expressed his heart for India. League chairman Brijesh Patel said in a statement released by the IPL, “In the emergency meeting of the Governing Council of the Indian Premier League and the BCCI, it was unanimously decided to postpone the IPL 2021 session with immediate effect.” The BCCI does not want to compromise on the safety of players, support staff and other competitors. This decision was taken keeping in mind the safety, health and well-being of all concerned parties. ” After IPL postponement, David Warner shared a touching sketch, daughter wrote- Please come home Daddy
After the postponement of IPL 2021, Kevin Pietersen wrote on his official Twitter account that it is heartbreaking for me to see India battling, because I love this country so much. India is going through a difficult time right now and it will come out of it. You will come back strongly. Your love and affection will not go in vain even during this crisis. The former cricketer used the hashtag ‘Incredible India’ ie Incredible India with this message. People are constantly reacting to Peterson’s tweet and also getting fierce likes.
Please tell that the IPL also said that the BCCI will make every effort on its behalf to ensure the safe return of the players. Players from England, Australia, New Zealand and many other countries are participating in the IPL. IPL said, “It is a difficult time, especially in India and we have tried to bring some positivity and happiness but now it is necessary that the tournament is suspended and everyone goes back to their family and loved ones in this difficult period.” “He said,” BCCI will do its best to secure the return of the participants participating in IPL 2021. ” Petition filed in Bombay High Court regarding IPL, demand for damages of 1000 crore rupees
The Cricket Board of Australia, New Zealand and South Africa welcomed the decision and expressed confidence in the BCCI’s plan to return the players. On the other hand, Australia clearly said that it will not give any concession in the ban on flights coming from India till 15 May. Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers Association said in a joint statement, “We respect the Australian Government’s decision to ban flights arriving from India until 15 May and will not seek any concession”.