Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has suspended the 13th season of Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) indefinitely. Earlier the season was put on hold due to coronavirus but now it has been suspended until further notice.
The decision was taken after meeting held between the top official of the BCCI. The official present at the meeting includes BCCI president Sourav Ganguly, secretary Jay Shah, IPL chairman Brijesh Patel, BCCI treasurer Arun Dhumal, and Amin.
On Wednesday, all franchise members were informed about the decision by Hemang Amin, the IPL’s chief operating officer. “Amin told the franchises that, following the extension of the nationwide lockdown till May 3 by the Indian government, there was no possibility of hosting the event in the regular summer window,” ESPNcricinfo reported.
The decision has come after Prime Minister Narendra announced the extension of lockdown till May 3. This is not the first time BCCI has to take the decision earlier it was scheduled to April 15 from March 29.