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BCCI Suspending IPL 2021 Indefinitely Sparks Twitter With A Hilarious Meme Fest

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BCCI Suspending IPL 2021 Indefinitely Sparks Twitter With A Hilarious Meme Fest

The biggest cricket extravaganza of the world, the IPL 2021 has been postponed indefinitely by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) after COVID-19 breached the bio-bubble and some players and staff tested positive for the virus. Yesterday, two cricketers of Kolkata Knight Riders – Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier were tested positive and after that, the former Indian cricketer and current bowling coach Lakshmipathy Balaji also tested positive.

Even after this, the board was in the mood of continuing the IPL 2021 and the match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians was supposed to be played on May 4 but then the news of SRH player Wriddhiman Saha and Delhi Capitals player Amit Mishra testing COVID-19 positive compelled the board to take the big decision of postponing the tournament.

Earlier, the board was thinking of taking the whole IPL to Mumbai but as the cases increased, the board decided to postpone the league. BCCI issued a statement in which it announced that in an emergency meeting of BCCI and IPL governing council, the decision of postponing the IPL 2021 has been taken.

BCCI has also ensured that it will see all the players reach their homes safely to be with their loved ones. According to BCCI, it won’t compromise on the well-being and safety of the players, the staff members and everyone who is associated with the tournament. The board also added that it wanted to bring smile on the faces of everyone in these critical times but the need of the hour is that all and sundry return to their homes. In conclusion, BCCI thanked healthcare workers, franchises, sponsors and everyone who played a role in organizing the IPL 2021.

The social media users soon started expressing their opinions and views on the postponement of the IPL 2021 on micro-blogging site Twitter and here are some of the hilarious reactions:

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One section of Twitter users also used this as an opportunity to troll the fans of Royal Challengers Bangalore as the Bangalore franchise was playing pretty well this time. Though RCB is at the third position as of now with 5 wins and 2 defeats in 7 matches but there was a time when RCB was at the top spot. The skipper of RCB, Virat Kohli is trolled often for his failure in making his team win its first title as he has been with the franchise since the inaugural edition of 2008 and since 2013, he has been leading the team but couldn’t lift the IPL trophy even once.

Here are some funny tweets:

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We request our readers to follow all the precautions and safety guidelines in order to save themselves and their loved ones from COVID-19.

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