The IPL has been “suspended indefinitely” on Tuesday after several cases of COVID-19 emerged from Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Capitals, SunRisers Hyderabad and Chennai Super Kings.
There are 14 Australians players along with Trainers and commentators who could now make a detour as an Australian government has imposed severe sanctions for people Return from India.
“A mass exodus of Australian players, Coach and support Personnel in the Maldives is the expected remedy to a dilemma that is brought about by die Shift has arisen of the 2021 IPL and the current closure of die Australian border with the citizens currently in India during its rampant COVID-19 outbreak, “reported ESPNcricinfo.
“There are fast 40 Australians in die Includes IPL bladder players, coaching Staff and commentators, “it added.
“The likes of Pat Cummins, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Ricky Ponting, Simon Katich and the company are expected join commentator Michael Slater, who would have already went up temporarily die Maldives post… “
Premier Pacer Pat Cummins, who is contractually bound with KKR called die Situation unprecedented. “We flew once out of Australia that we knew we had signed up to up for 14 days of quarantine come home You feel also a little further away home, but if die hard edge shut No one has seen it before, “Pat Cummins told The Back Page on Fox Sports.
“(It has) added a little bit of anxiety for die Aussies over but here we have signed up to play the tournament until start of June also hopefully everything will open up again on May 15th and we can get back”Cummins added.
“Cricket Australia was brilliant with the ACA they work closely together with the government to get that latest informationwhen we can’t get home it won’t be for defect of try from everyone involved. “
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