New Delhi: In an official assertion issued, BCCI stated, “The Indian Premier League Governing Council (IPL GC) and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in an emergency meeting have unanimously decided to postpone IPL 2021 season, with “fast impact.” Mumbai Indians released a video on social media where the players are seen lauding the steps taken by IPL Governing Council.
The video read: “Paltan, thanks to your unrelenting assist all through the match! Until we meet once more, we hope you retain staying secure and robust.”
In the video, Rohit Sharma is heard saying, “It is unlucky that the match has been postponed. However in mild of every part that’s occurring across the nation, I feel it is an excellent choice. It’s totally, essential that we glance after one another. It is a very severe matter so please observe all of the protocols and tips and keep disciplined.”
Before the IPL was suspended Mumbai Indians played the Chennai Super Kings and defeated them by chasing 219 runs courtesy of brilliant innings by Keiron Pollard. They were at number 4 in the points table and were looking good as the tournament progressed.
“The BCCI doesn’t wish to compromise on the security of the gamers, assist workers, and the opposite members concerned in organizing the IPL. This choice was taken preserving the security, well being, and well-being of all of the stakeholders in thoughts,” the release said.
“These are tough instances, particularly in India and whereas we’ve got tried to herald some positivity and cheer, nevertheless, it’s crucial that the match is now suspended and everybody goes again to their households and family members in these attempting instances,” the assertion added.