CSA statement on IPL postponement

Tue, 04th May 2021

JOHANNESBURG: Cricket South Africa (CSA) has noted the postponement of the 2021 season of Indian Premier League (IPL) due to COVID-19 safety reasons.


CSA supports the decision to put the health and safety interests of all involved in the tournament first and foremost and has made contact with all of the relevant franchises to ensure the expedited travel of all South African players and support staff back to our shores.


Those travelling back to South Africa will undergo home quarantine in line with the current World Health Organization recommendations.


CSA and the South African Cricketers Association (SACA) are in contact with all players and are assured of their safety and comfort in their respective locations.


CSA wishes to extend its well wishes and support to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the people of India and thank the BCCI for keeping our players safe during this challenging time.