The 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is suspended and canceled, the league president reiterated amid speculation after the release of the board of directors mentioned that the players would return home as he could not be resumed after a week as much intercourse suggested.
Brijesh Patel, the chairman of the IPL Board of Directors (GC), said the administration is considering a September window for the league to resume, before or after the ICC T20 World Cup, which is expected to take place. in October. November window later this year in India only.
Speaking to The UK Time News, Patel said: “The Covid situation in the country is currently grim, so it is too early to say when the tournament will resume. In addition, various other factors need to be taken into account. The FTP (Future Tour Program) needs to be considered. We’ll have to wait and see if we have a window before or after the T20 World Cup. “
After two cases in the Kolkata Knight Riders camp and a few cases in the Chennai Super Kings camp, including that of bowling coach Laxmipathy Balaji and batting coach Michael Hussey, two new cases have emerged from the iPL bubble, one of the Sunrisers Hyderabad wicket keeper batsman. Wriddhiman Saha and one of the Delhi Capitals, leg spinner Amit Mishra. BCCI and GC IPL had to make a decision before the cases spread like wildfire in the bubble.
Speaking about the decision, Patel said there was a consideration of rescheduling matches and relocating venues, but with two other teams affected by COVID-19, the feasibility of holding matches in this situation has come out of. window and hanging was the right decision.
Only 29 of the total 60 matches were played in the 14th edition of the IPL, with the Delhi capitals playing the most matches and finishing top of the table with 6 wins out of the eight matches they have played, all other teams except Punjab. Kings had played 7 games.