The Indian Premier
League Governing Council (IPL GC) and Board ofControl for Cricket in India (BCCI) in an emergency meeting hasunanimously decided to
postpone IPL 2021 season, with immediateeffect.
The BCCI does not want
to compromise on the safety of the players,support staff and the other participants involved in organizing
theIPL. This decision was taken keeping the safety, health and
well-beingof all the stakeholders in mind.
These are difficult
times, especially in India and while we have triedto bring in some
positivity and cheer, however, it is imperative thatthe tournament is now
suspended and everyone goes back to theirfamilies and loved ones in these trying times.
The BCCI will do
everything in its powers to arrange for the secureand safe passage of
all the participants in IPL 2021.
The BCCI would like to
thank all the healthcare workers, stateassociations, players, support staff, franchises, sponsors,
partnersand all the service providers who have tried their best to
organizeIPL 2021 even in these extremely difficult times.