BCCI is looking ahead to shift the IPL 2021 matches to Mumbai, says sources!

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RR vs CSK clash is set to be postponed! Check Out why?

The scare of COVID-19 which has shaken the entire country has reached the bio-bubbles of the IPL 2021. Yesterday, two players of the KKR squad has tested positive for COVID-19 which has resulted in the postponement of the RCB vs KKR clash to 6th May. With CSK bowling coach L Balaji again testing positive for COVID-19, the CSK team is set to be isolated & Wednesday’s clash of RR vs CSK which was slated to be played in Delhi is set to be postponed.

The BCCI is also looking forward to shifting the rest of the IPL 2021 clashes to a single venue i.e. Mumbai. Speaking to ANI, a BCCI Official said that CSK & RR match is likely to be postponed with CSK Bowling Coach Balaji again tested positive for COVID-19. The Official further said that the BCCI is looking forward to moving the rest of the IPL matches to Mumbai keeping in mind the COVID-19 situation in Bengaluru & Kolkata.

“As of now the match between Delhi between the Mumbai Indians & SunRisers Hyderabad will be held on its schedule. But tomorrow’s match between CSK & KKR is likely to get postponed as Balaji has again tested positive for COVID-19”, the BCCI Official said to the media.

The BCCI is planning to shift the IPL 2021 matches to Mumbai!

“Coming to the IPL, we are looking ahead to move the base to Mumbai, but are awaiting clearance from the Maharashtra Government & once that is done we will be good to go ahead according to the plan. It will take us another couple of days to get the clearance from Maharashtra Government”, the Official Explained.

When asked the reason for not considering Kolkata & Bengaluru leg, the BCCI official said, “It is better to avoid a situation than to think of a substitute once you land in a problem is all I will say”.

Speaking to media, the BCCI Official confirmed the news of CSK staff members testing positive for COVID-19 & said, “The contingent has two COVID-19 positive cases. A support staff & a bus cleaner has tested positive for COVID-19. As a result the team’s training session has been canceled as a precautionary measure”.

CSK has last played a match on Saturday against Mumbai Indians at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. The team was scheduled to come into a face-off with Rajasthan Royals on Wednesday which is now set to be postponed for a further date.

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