On Tuesday, the BCCI and the IPL governing council took the unanimous decision.
Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier, both of the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), were the first two players to test positive for COVID.
According to reports four players, one coach, and a number of staff and ground crew members have contracted the deadly virus. They are in isolation according to protocol.
On the other hand, multiple ground workers at Delhi’s Arun Jaitley Stadium tested positive for the virus, prompting multiple teams to isolate themselves.
The BCCI issued an official statement stating that the IPL 2021 season will be suspended with immediate effect. As they did not want to compromise the safety of the players, support staff, and other IPL participants.
Its surprising for many cricket fans, while others expects the IPL 2021 to be suspend indefinitely. Fans responded in a variety of ways on Twitter
Meanwhile, take a look at some of the memes that floods on Twitter after news of IPL’s suspension.
Fans tweets as IPL suspended
As the IPL suspended memers prime target is SRH and RCB. As SRH was last on the points table and RCB was playing best cricket in this season. Fans were expecting that RCB may lift cup in this season.
“Me and my friends on our way to Hotstar office for demanding refund of Rs. 399” a fan tweeted.
“Breaking News: #IPL2021 has been suspended due to Covid 19, meanwhile SRH players are seen dancing in a video” tweeted another fan.
“Only thing that was keeping people distracted are now suspended” tweeted by a fan