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Disappointed cricket lovers react with memes as BCCI postpones IPL after many players test positive

The suspension comes after 29 matches were played in the tournament amidst a massive surge in COVID-19 cases in the country.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: May 5, 2021 10:48:02 am
IPL2021 suspended, IPL2021 suspension memes, Twitter reaction, BCCI, Twitter memes, COVID-19, Coronavirus India updates, Trending news, Cricket news, Spots news, Indian Express newsWhile many welcome the move, keeping in mind the pandemic, several others expressed their disappointment.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) suspended the ongoing season of the Indian Premier League indefinitely on Tuesday after multiple players and members of staff tested COVID-19 positive. The move prompted a slew of reactions online.

“The BCCI does not want to compromise on the safety of the players, support staff and the other participants involved in organising the IPL. This decision was taken keeping the safety, health and well-being of all the stakeholders in mind. The BCCI will do everything in its powers to arrange for the secure and safe passage of all the participants in IPL 2021,” said an official statement.

While many welcome the move, keeping in mind the pandemic, several others expressed their disappointment. Take a look at some of the reaactions here:

The suspension comes after 29 matches were played in the tournament amidst a massive surge in COVID-19 cases in the country.

On Tuesday, Sunrisers Hyderabad’s wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha, Kolkata Knight Riders’ spinner Varun Chakravarthy and medium-pacer Sandeep Warrier all tested positive for COVID-19.

Subsequently, Tuesday’s match between KKR and Royal Challengers Bangalore and the game between Sunrisers and Mumbai Indians were cancelled.

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