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IPL 2021: Two Arrested In Delhi For Entering Arun Jaitley Stadium With Fake Ids: Reports

As per reports in PTI, two people were arrested in for entering the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi with fake ids. The incident took place in the game between Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad, the police said. The accused have been identified as Krishan Garg of Swaroop Nagar and Manish Kansal of Jalandhar in Punjab, they said.

The accused could not give satisfactory replies when asked about their presence at a gallery of a VIP lounge, following which they were apprehended, the police said, adding that they used fake accreditation passes to enter the stadium.

A case under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code, the Epidemic Diseases Act and the Disaster Management Act was registered against them and the accused were arrested, the senior police officer in charge said. 

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Two Arrested In Delhi For Entering Arun Jaitley Stadium With Fake Ids

Meanwhile, the BCCI spoke about completing the remainder of IPL 2021 in September. They also looked at three venues for completing the rest of the tournament. UAE is close to being confirmed as the venue for the remainder of the IPL after the rise in the number of COVID-19 cases has made it difficult for the board to end the tournament in India. 

The safe return of the overseas players is another matter of concern for the BCCI and the IPL governing council. Eight out of 11 England players have reached the UK on Wednesday and the remaining three would leave within next 48 hours. 

Meanwhile, the BCCI and Cricket Australia are in talks for helping the Australian cricketers possibly return to their country through the Maldives.

Meanwhile, Rajeev Shukla, the BCCI Vice President said that the tournament has been suspended and not entirely cancelled with such reports making the rounds. 

“I want to make it clear that IPL 2021 has been not cancelled. It has been suspended, it has been postponed, it has been deferred, so it will happen. The remaining part of this year’s IPL will happen. But in due course, when the covid situation improves, a decision will be taken about it,” said Shukla.

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Anshuman Roy

A cricket and sports enthusiast having previously worked with Cricwizz, Circle of Cricket, Times Now, The Quint and now with Cricfit.
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