The IPL, Covid, and futile expectations

By Jaideep Vaidya in BFO #276, 04 May, 21

Finally, it took a breach of the biosecure bubble for the Indian Premier League (IPL) train to halt in its tracks, even if briefly.

Reports emerged on Monday that five people, including players and staff, across two IPL teams have tested positive for the virus. One match has been postponed, but it seems like the popular cricket tournament will go ahead.