IPL 2021 gets suspended indefinitely as several players from different teams tested positive for COVID-19. The ongoing season commenced on April 9, the tournament progressed smoothly till Sandeep Warrier and Varun Chakravarthy of Kolkata Knight Riders tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday. The fixture between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore which was scheduled on Monday, May 3 was immediately rescheduled as two members from KKR tested positive for the virus.
Chennai Super Kings’ bowling coach Lakshmipathy Balaji and the team’s bus cleaner also tested positive for the virus on two consecutive days, which led to the rescheduling of CSK’s fixture against Rajasthan Royals on Wednesday. Tuesday’s game between Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad was supposed to progress as per the schedule, just a few hours before the match, Wriddhiman Saha came out positive for the deadly virus. Delhi Capitals’ spinner Amit Mishra also contracted the virus on Tuesday. After looking at the increase in the count of the cases, the IPL chairman Brijesh Patel officially announced the suspension of the current season for the time being. Twitter exploded as IPL 2021 gets suspended, let’s have a look at the best tweets: