Speaking to ANI, Shah stated that maintaining a watch on the present Covid-19 state of affairs, the BCCI and the IPL Governing Council (GC) determined to postpone the league.
“The BCCI and the IPL GC have unanimously decided to postpone the 2021 season till further notice. We don’t wish to compromise the safety of the players, the people involved, the employees, the groundsmen, the match officials, every single person involved,” he stated.
Sunrisers Hyderabad wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha examined optimistic on Tuesday morning after there have been Covid-19 circumstances in two franchises on Monday.
While two of the members of the Chennai Super Kings’ (CSK) assist workers examined optimistic, two Kolkata Knight Riders gamers — Varun Chakaravarthy and Sandeep Warrier — examined optimistic, which compelled the BCCI to postpone the KKR-RCB recreation in Ahmedabad.
With Saha testing optimistic, the sport on Tuesday night between SRH and defending champions Mumbai Indians additionally wanted to be postponed. This made issues worse as the sport between RCB and KKR had already been postponed and the sport between CSK and Rajasthan Royals was additionally set to be known as off because the Chennai unit was in strict quarantine.
The BCCI had issued a launch on the dual circumstances in KKR and stated: “Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier were found to be positive in the third round of testing in the last four days. All other team members have tested negative for Covid-19.”