IPL 2021: Groundstaff at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai have tested positive for coronavirus, raising concerns ahead of the marquee tournament.
Groundstaff at the Wankhede stadium have tested positive for coronavirus
The cases come with less than a week to go for IPL 2021
The Wankhede is set to host 10 games this season
The Wankhede stadium is set to host 10 games in IPL 2021.
The first match at the Wankhede will be on April 10, with last year’s finalists Delhi Capitals taking on three-time champions Chennai Super Kings.
IPL 2021 kicks off on April 9, with defending champions Mumbai Indians facing off against Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore in Chennai.
The IPL is returning to India this year after moving out to the UAE for the 2020 season due the coronavirus pandemic.
IPL 2020 was held across Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi as Mumbai Indians marched to a record-extending fifth title.
This year’s IPL has been scheduled across six cities with the coronavirus pandemic in mind. The tournament will be played across Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Delhi and Ahmedabad.
All games will be held in neutral venues, ensuring that no team gets a home advantage.