IPL 2021: Rajasthan Royals’ Riyan Parag was at the receiving end of a meme-fest after posting a tweet.© BCCI/IPL
Rajasthan Royals (RR) player Riyan Parag posted a tweet though his official social media handle which started a hilarious meme-fest later on. The tweet, “Khatam,tata, bye-bye #IPL2021 #iplcancel,” was posted by Parag after the BCCI and the IPL governing council indefinitely postponed the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on May 4 due to the increase in the number of COVID-19 cases among the franchise players and the support staff members. Parag was at the receiving end of a meme-fest by fans after posting that tweet.
Fans referred to old Bollywood movies as they went on to troll RR’s performances tin this season.
— Harry (@harishbacha) May 4, 2021
RR, SRH and KKr fans rn pic.twitter.com/skDG5hm7Aw
— Aj (@AjAypanwar3242) May 4, 2021
— 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…..”
Will miss your beautiful dance
— Not Anshuman (@AnshumaNot) May 4, 2021
Some fans also referred to the famous dance celebrations of Riyan Parag. The tweet said, “Will miss your beautiful dance.”
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
Out of the total 61 matches that were scheduled for IPL 2021, only 29 could be completed.
Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) 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 returned positive tests.
One player each from Delhi Capitals (DC) and SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) also tested positive for the virus.
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