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IPL 2021: Did not Desire To Compromise On Security Of Other folks Fervent, Says Jay Shah After IPL Is Postponed

IPL 2021: Didnt Wish To Compromise On Safety Of People Involved, Says Jay Shah After IPL Is Postponed

BCCI secretary Jay Shah stated IPL became once postponed retaining in thoughts safety of all americans eager.© BCCI

The 14th model of the Indian Premier League has been postponed as the nation battles the 2nd wave of COVID-19. BCCI Secretary Jay Shah has made it obvious that safety of every and every person eager with the league became once the precedence. Talking to ANI, Shah stated that retaining an recognize on the present COVID-19 divulge, the BCCI and IPL Governing Council determined to extend the league. “The BCCI and the IPL GC accept as true with unanimously determined to extend the 2021 season till extra survey. We get no longer bewitch to compromise the safety of the avid gamers, the americans eager, the staff, the groundsmen, the match officers, every single particular person eager,” he stated.

SunRisers Hyderabad wicket-keeper Wriddhiman Saha tested sure on Tuesday morning after there had been COVID-19 cases in two franchises on Monday.

Whereas two of the contributors of the Chennai Neat Kings (CSK) contingent tested sure, two Kolkata Knight Riders avid gamers tested sure — Varun Chakaravarthy and Sandeep Warrier — forcing the BCCI to extend the KKR-RCB game in Ahmedabad.

With Saha attempting out sure, the game on Tuesday evening between SRH and defending champions Mumbai Indians additionally wished to be postponed.

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This made matters worse as the game between RCB and KKR had already been postponed and the game between CSK and Rajasthan Royals became once additionally enviornment to be known as off as the Chennai unit became once in strict quarantine.

The BCCI had issued a originate on the cases in KKR and stated: “Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier were learned to ensure within the third round of attempting out within the last four days. All other group contributors accept as true with tested negative for COVID-19.”

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