- IPL 2021 postponed due to corona
- Many players found Corona positive
- Suresh Raina said – this is no longer a joke
India is facing the second wave of Coronavirus. The crisis of oxygen, hospitals and medicines continues in many states. The Indian Premier League has been postponed this year due to the increasing cases of Corona in the country. Chennai Super Kings player Suresh Raina has backed the BCCI’s decision to postpone IPL 2021, saying that it (COVID-19) is no longer a joke.
Suresh Raina Tweeted, ‘This is no longer a joke. So many lives were at stake and never felt so helpless in life. No matter how much we want to help, but in reality we have exhausted resources. Every person of this country deserves a salute for standing with each other to save lives.
This isn’t a joke anymore! So many lives at stake & never felt so helpless in life. No matter how much we want to help, but we are literally running out of resources. Every single person of this country deserves a salute right for standing by each other to save lives! #WeCandoit
– Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) May 4, 2021
Significantly, Varun Chakraborty and Sandeep Warrier of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) team were found corona infected on Monday. Lakshmipathy Balaji and support staff of Chennai Superkings were also found positive on Monday. Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha was found Corona positive on Tuesday. Mike Hussey also came in the grip of virus the previous day.
After which the players, especially foreign cricketers were feeling uneasy, but many team franchises said that the IPL should continue despite the growing threat of this epidemic.
Some such Kovid-19 virus breached the bio-bubble, teams said that the IPL will continue
Let us tell you that this year’s league started on 9 April. After the rise of Corona cases in the country, there was a lot of condemnation for continuing the IPL. Many former players and celebrities belonging to other fields were supporting the stopping of the league.
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