IPL 2021: The the rest of the league might be moved to Mumbai, with Bangalore, Kolkata legs scrapped.© IPL/Instagram
In the wake of Covid-19 cases at Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is discussing the opportunity of transferring the rest of the Indian Premier League (IPL) to 1 venue, NDTV has learnt. Mumbai may be that venue with the town having three stadiums to host matches. BCCI has already made calls to inns in Mumbai for creating bio-bubbles for eight groups. This signifies that the Kolkata and Bangalore leg of the IPL could also be scrapped.
Two gamers at KKR, Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier, examined optimistic for Covid-19 on Monday resulting in IPL rescheduling the match between KKR and Royal Challengers Bangalore in Ahmedabad on the identical day.
Moreover, 5 floor employees at Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) examined optimistic for the virus and needed to be remoted. However, DDCA president Rohan Jaitely insisted that these employees members who examined optimistic weren’t on responsibility.
Delhi and Ahmedabad are the 2 venues internet hosting the IPL presently with matches scheduled at each venues till May 8.
KKR CEO Venky Mysore stated Sandeep Warrier is “doing fine” however Varun Chakravarthy is “still a little under the weather.”
“Difficult times, but I am happy to report that both Varun and Sandeep are doing well. We have taken all the precautions that are necessary and have been advised by the medical teams of IPL and KKR and also getting appropriate advice from outside on what the right thing to do is,” Mysore was quoted as saying to Star Sports by kkr.in.
“Sandeep, in particular, is doing fine. No temperature, no other symptoms, and he is feeling good. Varun is still a little under the weather, but better than yesterday and both of them are in good spirits,” he added.
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