IPL 2021 Suspended:: Amit Mishra of Delhi came positive on Tuesday. (PTI)
The BCCI had to postpone the current season of IPL 2021 due to Corona (Covid-19). All the franchisees and former players have appreciated this decision of the board.
New Delhi. The IPL 2021 franchise and its affiliates praised the BCCI’s decision to postpone the tournament indefinitely. The BCCI was forced to postpone the IPL after several cases of Kovid-19 were reported between players and support staff in a biologically safe environment in the last few days. Royal Challengers Bangalore said in a statement, ‘We are all united in this. The safety of all is the most important in Vivo IPL 2021 and we support the BCCI’s decision to postpone the tournament. The franchisee said, “Royal Challengers Bangalore will work in consultation with the BCCI to ensure that all return safely home.” Former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin also praised the BCCI for postponing the tournament. Azharuddin wrote, “In view of the Kovid crisis in India and the positive results of the players, the BCCI and the IPL Governing Council have taken the right decision to postpone the IPL with immediate effect.” Former England batsman and now commentator Kevin Pietersen said it is heartbreaking to see India struggling. David Hussey said- they are broken Kevin Pietersen tweeted, ‘India- It is heartbreaking to see a country struggling, which I love so much. You will get over it You will emerge stronger than this. Even in this time of crisis, your kindness and generosity will not be ignored. Former Australian cricketer and chief mentor of Kolkata Knight Riders David Hussey said on Twitter that he was broken, while South African fast bowler Dale Steyn wished the infected people to recover soon.Everyone return home safely Dale Steyn tweeted, ‘Kovid doesn’t care about anyone. Nobody likes this. The sick will soon overcome this and hope that the rest of the people also return home safely and stay healthy. SuperKings tweeted on its official Twitter handle, ‘On this occasion, we would like to thank all the health workers, state associations, sportspersons, support staff and sponsors for their support. We will roar once more soon. ‘ The defending champions Mumbai Indians and Punjab Kings announced that they would work with the BCCI for the safe return of all their members. Fight together
Mumbai Indians tweeted, “With the suspension of Vivo IPL 2021, Mumbai Indians will work with the BCCI and the concerned authorities to ensure the safe travel of every member of the franchise.” Punjab Kings tweeted, ‘Punjab Kings will work with BCCI and other officials to ensure safe return of all team members.’ Sunrisers also tweeted with gratitude to the health workers, “Together we will fight the situation and emerge safe and strong.” Former Indian cricketer Vinod Kambli also appealed to everyone to take necessary precautions.