IPL suspended after rise in Covid-19 cases among players

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Varun Chakravarthy is one of 2 Kolkata Knight Riders players to check positive for Covid-19The Indian Premier League (IPL) has been suspended after a boost in coronavirus cases among players.A Sunrisers Hyderabad player checked positive prior to Tuesdays match versus Mumbai Indians.Mondays match in between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore was held off after 2 KKR gamers checked positive.In a declaration, the IPL stated it had « unanimously decided » to postpone the season after an emergency meeting. »The BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) does not desire to compromise on the safety of the gamers, support personnel and the other individuals involved in organising the IPL, » it said. »Wednesdays match in between Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals had previously been called off after Chennai bowling coach Lakshmipathy Balaji checked positive.Over the weekend, India tape-recorded its highest everyday coronavirus death toll since the pandemic began.The nation has taped more than 200 million cases, and so far reported more than 222,000 deaths from the virus.The IPL was taking place across 6 locations in India, with gamers taking a trip in between them on charter and personal flights.Teams are staying within safe and secure locations of hotels and resorts in the numerous cities and do not have contact with people outside the bubble.