IPL cricket tournament suspended amid worsening Covid crisis in India

Published May 04 2021 at 12:19 PM GMT
  • England and Australia players looking for safe transit News followed postponement of second IPL game The Indian Premier League has been postponed following weeks of outrage over the decision to continue playing during a devastating Covid-19 second wave in India, after several players tested positive for the virus.
  • The IPL was forced to suspend action after several players tested positive for Covid-19 and three teams went into isolation.
  • The decision to cancel the lucrative IPL comes as India passed 20 million coronavirus cases, with the surge showing no sign of relenting.


  • Published May 4, 2021 12:19 PM GMT