- BCCI postpones IPL 2021 indefinitely
- Rajasthan Royal’s Riyan Parag posted a tweet shortly after which triggered a meme-fest
- Out of the total 61 matches for IPL 2021, only 29 were played
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Rajasthan Royals’ (RR) player Riyan Parag posted a tweet through his official Twitter handle which started a hilarious meme-fest soon after. The tweet which read, “Khatam, tata, bye-bye #IPL2021 #iplcancel,” was posted by Parag shortly after BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) and the Indian Premier League (IPL) governing council indefinitely postponed the 14th edition of the cash-rich tournament on the 4th of May owing to the rise in the number of COVID-19 cases among the franchise players and the support staff members.
Khatam,tata, bye-bye #IPL2021 #iplcancel— Riyan Parag (@ParagRiyan) May 4, 2021
Parag was at the receiving end of the meme-fest by fans after he posted the tweet.
Fans took references from old Bollywood movies as they went on to troll RR’s performances in this season.
RR, SRH and KKr fans rn pic.twitter.com/skDG5hm7Aw— Aj (@AjAypanwar3242) May 4, 2021
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— Pulkit🥳///(Prince)/// Arya💓 (@sarcasticyadav_) May 4, 2021
One fan joked how the injured Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer could now be back for the team when the IPL resumes after the postponement.
The tweet said, “Rajasthan Royals reaction on ipl cancel as after a break Archer and Stokes could join them…..”
Rajasthan Royals reaction on ipl cancel as after a break Archer and Stokes could join them…. pic.twitter.com/N32IjrOg0g— Aryan (@Aryan91517546) May 4, 2021
A fan also referred to the famous dance celebrations of Riyan Parag. The tweet said, “Will miss your beautiful dance.”
Will miss your beautiful dance— Not Anshuman (@AnshumaNot) May 4, 2021
Asa mat bolo— Mohammad Rajib 🇧🇩 (@Rajib8920) May 4, 2021
Jaldi ana hai bapas 🙏
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Out of the total 61 matches which were scheduled for IPL 2021, only 29 matches could be played.
Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier from Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) had also tested positive for COVID-19 while Chennai Super Kings coaches Lakshmipathy Balaji and Mike Hussey along with a CSK travel team support staff member also tested positive for this virus.
One player each from Delhi Capitals (DC) and SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) also tested positive for the novel Coronavirus.