The BCCI postponed the IPL-2021 indefinitely on May 4 after several cases of Kovid-19 were found in the bio bubble.
Graeme Smith is a former South African captain (Pic Credit Graeme smith Twitter)
IPL-2021 has been postponed indefinitely after rising cases of coronavirus. Some foreign players left the league in the middle due to rising Corona cases in India. Some players had also questioned the IPL bio bubble. Now Graeme Smith, the former South Africa captain and Cricket Director of Cricket South Africa (CSA), said that none of his players participating in the Indian Premier League (IPL) Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Did not feel insecure in the bio bubble created by.
IPL-2021 was postponed to May 4 after several cases of Kovid-19 were found in the bio bubble. All 11 players from South Africa participating in this league have left for Johannesburg. Australia’s leg-spinner Adam Jampa left the league midway and questioned the league’s bio bubble but later clarified his statement.
Players had a good experience
Former South African captain Smith told reporters, “We cannot pronounce a decision in any way.” Talked to the players, they felt safe there. He said that the experience of bio bubble in India was very good indeed. At no point were they feeling threatened. But a similar nature is associated with Kovid. ”
The organizers can’t be blamed
More than four lakh cases are coming to India every day and more than 4000 people are dying every day. Smith said that risk always remains during the epidemic and the organizers cannot be blamed. He said, “Sometimes you cannot do what you want. Bio bubble can never be said to be completely safe. When there is an outbreak of Kovid in your country, there is always a risk. Unfortunately when it enters the bio bubble it becomes difficult to predict what will happen again. ”
Smith also praised the BCCI’s efforts for the safe return of South African players. The South African players returned home on Friday and are still on their quarantine at home. He said, “The way the BCCI took care of the players is exemplary. It was a little easier for our players because our borders were not closed and commercial flights were available for them. ”
In the current season of the IPL, apart from Kolkata Knight Riders’ Varun Chakraborty and Sandeep Warrior, three support staff from Chennai Super Kings and five DDCA groundsmen were found to be infected with Corona on Monday. On Tuesday, Riddhiman Saha of Sunrisers Hyderabad and Amit Mishra of Delhi Capitals were also found to be Kovid positive. Due to this, the BCCI and the IPL Governing Council on Tuesday decided to postpone it indefinitely.
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