The safety of every individual involved in the IPL was one of the major reasons for the BCCI and the IPL Governing Council to unanimously decide on the postponement of the league on Tuesday.

Speaking to ANI, Shah said that keeping an eye on the current COVID-19 situation, the BCCI and IPL Governing Council decided to postpone the league.

Players are given a first warning if they defy the saliva rules even inadvertently and then if they do it again, a 5-run penalty is imposed on the team which the erring player belongs to.

With the second COVID-19 wave rampant across the country, the Australia batsman said players signed knowing the "risks" but it would be good if they get home safely when IPL concludes.

Jadeja hammered 37 runs off the last over against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in match number 19 of the ongoing IPL here at the Wankhede Stadium.

Kohli was just 51 runs behind the milestone figure before the match. As soon he hit his 51st run of the innings he became the first batter to do so in the IPL.

Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and opted to bowl against Rajasthan Royals in their Indian Premier League encounter here at the Wankhede Stadium on Thursday.

Delhi Capitals needed 15 runs in the last two overs and Shimron Hetmyer and Lalit Yadav ensured the side didn't falter at the end. Moreover, Jasprit Bumrah's two no-balls in the penultimate over made the job a lot easier for the batsmen.

Delhi Capitals last won in Chepauk way back in 2010. They've lost six games at the venue albeit to the home team, Chennai Super Kings

CSK, currently placed at the second spot in the points table, will now play against Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday.