IPL 2021 Suspended: 14th season of IPL has been postponed (PTI)
A month-long plan was planned to organize the 14th season of IPL 2021 Suspended. Strict bio bubble created for players and support staff. But after a month’s hard work, Corona got the eye and had to decide the fate of this season of IPL with just 10 minutes of video call. Although there were reports that the tournament could be shifted to Mumbai before the IPL was postponed, BCCI treasurer Arun Dhumal says that Mumbai was never talked about as an option. According to Indian Express, Dhumal said that after the Corona report of Sunrisers Hyderabad wicketkeeper batsman Wriddhiman Saha and Amit Mishra of Delhi Capitals came positive, it was decided to postpone the IPL in a 10-minute video call between the BCCI and the IPL Governing Council. Dhumal said that Mumbai was never discussed. I do not know where this thing came from. In such a short time it was not possible to shift back to IPL in Mumbai. Also read: IPL 2021 Suspended: Suresh Raina says after IPL suspension, it’s no longer a jokeIPL 2021 Suspended: Before or after tournament T20 World Cup, decision yet to be made Could not guess the situation
On Monday, the Kovid report of Kolkata Knight Riders players Varun Chakraborty and Sandeep Warrier came positive. After this, two members of the support staff, including Laxmipathy Balaji, the bowling coach of Chennai Super Kings, were also found to be corona infected. Dhumal said that he could not predict the situation. However, it has been made clear from the BCCI that the tournament has been postponed, not canceled. Now the board is exploring a new window for the T20 league. IPL Chairman Brajesh Patel said that the remaining 31 T20 League matches can be done before or after the World Cup. For this, we are looking for a window.