Satara/Ahmedabad — India halted its most popular sports tournament on Tuesday and the country’s opposition chief called for a nationwide lockdown as the number of coronavirus infections climbed past 20-million, a dismal milestone crossed only by the US.

Cricket officials suspended the money-spinning Indian Premier League (IPL), after the country added 10-million cases in just more than four months, compared to the more than 10 months taken for the first 10-million...

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