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Indian Premier League: Broadcasters Worried After Wankhede Groundstaff Test Positive For COVID-19

The Wankhede stadium is ready to host 10 IPL video games this season.© AFP

With lower than every week to go for Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 to kick off, broadcasters are involved with the coronavirus state of affairs within the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai. Groundstaff on the stadium have examined constructive for COVID-19, and there are issues that they could have interacted with different groundstaff. Replacing solely those who’ve examined Covid-positive will not be sufficient and the one approach of resolving the state of affairs is to bench all members of the groundstaff, broadcasters have informed NDTV.

The Wankhede stadium is ready to host 10 video games in IPL 2021.

The first match on the Wankhede will likely be on April 10, with final yr’s finalists Delhi Capitals taking over three-time champions Chennai Super Kings.

IPL 2021 kicks off on April 9, with defending champions Mumbai Indians dealing with off towards Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore in Chennai.


The IPL is returning to India this yr after transferring out to the UAE for the 2020 season as a result of coronavirus pandemic.

IPL 2020 was held throughout Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi as Mumbai Indians marched to a record-extending fifth title.

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