IPL 2021 Covid-19 Crisis Live Updates

Following the two Chennai Super Kings members contracting the novel virus, there is massive speculation that the scheduled Mumbai Indians versus Sunrisers Hyderabad game which is supposed to take place in Delhi may be rescheduled. There is nothing official on it, but Chennai has shown their reluctance in playing their upcoming fixture against Rajasthan Royals. Also Read - SARS-CoV-2 is Airborne: US CDC Revises Its Public Guidelines on Spread of Coronavirus

Amid all this, reports suggest that BCCI is planning to shift the entire IPL caravan to Mumbai. The move is likely is to take place over the weekend. There is no official word on this as of now. Also Read - Puducherry Extends Lockdown from May 10 to 24, Malls, Liquor Shops To Remain Shut

On Monday, two KKR players – Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier – tested positive and were isolated. KKR  were supposed to play RCB on Monday, but following this development, the Bangalore camp expressed their reluctance in playing against Kolkata, and hence the game was postponed. Also Read - Manchester City Manager Pep Guardiola Sends Emotional Message For Indians, Says Club Playing For You

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Live Updates

  • 2:06 PM IST

  • 1:57 PM IST
    With majority of the teams having cases, it was just a matter of time before the tournament was suspended or rescheduled. In a scenario where the tournament is rescheduled, the possibility of having more double headers will be always on the cards. The kind of impact it will have on the international calendar also remains to be seen since the Test championship is scheduled to be played in the month of June.
  • 1:14 PM IST

    There are also reports coming in that the tournament might be suspended for a week as it will give the BCCI enough time to regroup and shift the entire tournament to Mumbai.

  • 1:12 PM IST

    According to a report by ANI, BCCI Vice-President Rajeev Shukla has confirmed that the IPL for this season has been suspended.

  • 1:10 PM IST

    After a total of four players from three different franchises getting infected, BCCI had no choice but to suspend the tournament.

  • 1:05 PM IST

    The BCCI has indefinitely suspended IPL 2021

  • 12:57 PM IST

    It is highly unlikely that today’s match between SRH and MI would go ahead as planned after Saha had tested positive. Since the RT-PCR test yesterday, the entire team is in isolation and the entire SRH team has to go through hard quarantine as per the protocols.

  • 12:48 PM IST

    As per the latest report, Sunrisers Hyderabad’s Wriddhiman Saha and Delhi Capitals’ Amit Mishra have tested positive for Covid-19.

  • 12:09 PM IST

  • 12:07 PM IST

    IPL 2021 Covid-19 Crisis Live Updates – It has been now confirmed by ESPN Cricinfo that today’s match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians will go on as scheduled at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi.