Covid-19 eventually catches up, bowling out Indian Premier League

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Covid-19 eventually catches up, bowling out Indian Premier League

IPL suspended indefinitely as second coronavirus wave ravages India

Amlan Chakraborty

The Indian Premier League Twenty20 cricket tournament has been indefinitely suspended due to the Covid-19 crisis in the country, the IPL said on Tuesday.

The organising Indian cricket board (BCCI) and the IPL governing council took the decision at an emergency meeting.

“These are difficult times, especially in India, and while we have tried to bring in some positivity and cheer, it is imperative that the tournament is now suspended and everyone goes back to their families and loved ones in these trying times,” the IPL said in a statement...

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