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Indian Premier League: 2021 competition suspended due to coronavirus epidemic in the country |  Cricket News


India recorded more than 350,000 new cases of coronavirus on Monday as the country’s health system struggles to cope; three Australian cricketers have already left IPL, as well as Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin

Last updated: 04/05/21 08:44 am

The 2021 Indian Premier League has been put on hold amid concerns over coronavirus levels in the country.

The country recorded 352,991 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, putting additional pressure on an already overwhelmed health system.

Three Australian cricketers – Adam Zampa, Kane Richardson and Andrew Tye – have already cut their IPL seasons short to return home, while Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has taken a break to spend time with his family.

The regular season was scheduled to end on May 23 with playoffs and playoffs to follow before the final on May 30.

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