BCCI suspends Indian Premier League temporarily due to Covid-19

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  • English
  • 2021
  • 00h : 00m : 44s

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<p>BCCI&nbsp;vice-president Rajiv&nbsp;Shukla has confirmed that&nbsp;the Indian Premier League has been temporarily&nbsp;suspended after multiple players from different teams tested&nbsp;positive for Covid-19.&nbsp;</p> <p>SRHs Wriddhiman Saha&nbsp;and Delhis&nbsp;Amit Mishra Tested positive on Tuesday after KKRs 2 players&nbsp;contracted the virus a day before. CSKs bowling coach Laxmipathy Balaji and a member of the logistics team also&nbsp;returned positive.</p> <p>BCCI&nbsp;will now reschedule the tournament soon and is trying to shift all matches to Mumbai. It will be a logistical nightmare as pushing the tournament beyond&nbsp;May 30 may not be an option as India plays New Zealand&nbsp;in the World Test Championship final from June 18 in&nbsp;Southampton.</p>