IPL 2021 Postponed: Having hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 was postponed indefinitely on Tuesday. Two days later, there continue to be further reports of some players reaching home, while there are some reports of some, like Virat Kohli, also joining the Covid-19 fight.
The tournament began on April 9 and ran smoothly for 29 matches. On Monday, Chennai Super Kings bowling coach L Balaji along with Kolkata Knight Riders bowlers Sandeep Warrier and Varun Chakravarthy had returned positive results. Hyderabad’s wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha tested positive for COVID-19 along with Delhi Capitals’ veteran spinner Amit Mishra on Tuesday. On Wednesday, some players began to reach home even as some overseas players continued to stay in the country.