Mohammed Siraj of Royal Challengers Bangalore celebrates the wicket of Wriddhiman Saha of Sunrisers Hyderabad during the match between the two teams at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on 14 April 2021 | Twitter via ANI
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New Delhi: 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 annoucement came after Sunrisers Hyderabad’s wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha tested positive for COVID-19.

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.

The spread of infections had led to postponement of two IPL games earlier.


Also read: IPL took ‘show must go on’ too seriously. But even bio-bubbles can’t keep away Covid reality


 

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