SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha has been tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday.
Around 12 noon, the top brass of the BCCI was to meet to take a final call on the fate of the tournament with rescheduling the entire tournament being one of the agenda points. The BCCI had contemplated moving the whole bandwagon to one city but the latest positive cases in the IPL setup are not leaving the BCCI managers with much options.
The Indian Premier League was on Tuesday suspended indefinitely after multiple COVID-19 cases were reported in its bio-bubble.
“The tournament has been suspended indefinitely. We will try to conduct the event in the next available window but this month is unlikely,” league chairman Brijesh Patel told PTI.
The announcement came after Sunrisers Hyderabad”s wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha tested positive for COVID-19 along with Delhi Capitals” spinner veteran spinner Amit Mishra.
“…we will take stock if we can find a suitable window later during the year. It could be September but these are all speculations. As of now we are not conducting it any further,” BCCI vice-president Rajiv Shukla to PTI.
On Monday, Chennai Super Kings bowling coach L Balaji along with Kolkata Knight Riders bowlers Sandeep Warrier and Varun Chakravarthy had also returned positive results.