The 14th edition of the Indian Premier League was called off after the emergence of Covid-19 cases in the tournament. Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier were impacted by the virus. After the incident, members of the support staff of CSK tested positive. If this was not enough, Amit Mishra of Delhi Capitals and Wriddhiman Saha of Sunrisers Hyderabad too tested positive for the deadly virus.
Many have accused the faulty GPS device as it turned out to be misleading and the infection got spread.
It was reported that KKR spinner Varun went out of bubble to get his shoulder scans done and joined Sandeep Warrier for the meal after coming back. After he complained of not being well, he was isolated.
The practice session of DC and KKR took place at the same time and DC spinner got impacted by the virus. During their net sessions, Warrier had a chat with Mishra and when the spinner came back to the hotel, he complained of being unwell. He was asked to separate himself from the squad and then testing was carried out.
It was revealed that other than these three players, the rest of the cricketers were negative. It is being said that breaches resulted in the suspension of the IPL 2021.