IPL suspended with ‘immediate effect’ as player positive tests mount

This year’s Indian Premier League has been suspended with “immediate effect”.

The sensational development came after a member of David Warner’s team, Sunrisers Hyderabad, tested positive to coronavirus.

Health workers carry the body of a COVID-19 casualty outside a field hospital in Mumbai on May 4.Credit:AP

“The BCCI will do everything in its powers to arrange for the secure and safe passage of all the participants in IPL 2021.

“The BCCI would like to thank all the healthcare workers, state associations, players, support staff, franchises, sponsors, partners and all the service providers who have tried their best to organise IPL 2021 even in these extremely difficult times.”

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