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BCCI SUSPENDS IPL 2021

BCCI SUSPENDS IPL 2021

Context

Indian Premier League Governing Council and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has postponed the 14th edition of Indian Premier League.

Details

It was postponed as SunRisers Hyderabad wicket-keeper batsman Wriddiman Saha and Delhi Capital leg-spinner Amit Mishra tested positive for Corona.

About Indian Premier League

  • It is a professional Twenty20 cricket league, contested by eight teams based out of eight different Indian cities.
  • The league was founded by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in 2007.
  • It is usually held between March and May of every year.

About  Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)

  • It's the governing body for cricket in India and is under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India.
  • It was  formed in December 1928 as a society, registered under the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act.
  • First President : Grant Govan.
  • Secretary : Anthony De Mello.

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