COVID-19: IPL gets suspended for time being after player tests positive
Guwahati: Having hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Indian Premier League (IPL) has been suspended for the time being after a Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) player tested positive.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) informed the decision after Saha Mishra of SRH tested positive for the virus.
This comes after Wednesday’s IPL game between Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals was postponed after CSK bowling coach L Balaji tested positive for the virus
Reportedly, earlier, on a day when two of its non-playing members, including a coach, tested positive for COVID-19, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) informed the BCCI that they won’t play their next match in New Delhi on Wednesday.
On Monday, the match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore was also postponed after KKR bowlers Sandeep Warrier and Varun Chakravarthy tested positive for the infection.