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IPL 2021: No charter flight for Australia players in this moment, says CA chief Hockley

Hockley insisted that Australians players feel safe and secure in die IPL 2021 bio-bubble, but his comments came before it was found to be two KKR players have tested positive for the dreaded virus, leading to shift of die Franchise is game against RCB on Monday (May 3rd).

Australian pacer Pat Cummins’ Kolkata Knight Riders teammates – Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier – have returned positive tests.

Mumbai Indian batsman Chris Lynn recently asked Cricket Australia to arrange this for a charter flight for Australia players after this tournament closes on 30th May.

“At the moment there is no suggestion of every charter flight, “Hockley told SEN radio station in Melbourne.

“We work closely together and talk closely to one another with die Australian Cricketers’ Association, with the players and with die To make BCCI sure Everyone is in Order and die people To have full information.

“We were in touch with the players there and they are in the rule in good Spirits. The work The BCCI has die Bypassed (bio-safe) bubble, which means they will feel safe and secure, and those we’ve spoken to generally plan to do so complete you playing Obligations. “

The cricket Australia boss said they monitor die Situation and a decision will be made but not immediately.

“The BCCI have come out and said they understand and want to support the players in Manufacturing sure you receive home sure in the end.

“The tournament Not finish until the 30th. of May, so for In that moment, in that it die Situation monitored and we are approaching the end of the tournament Well need to see where die Situation is, “he said.

The Australian government recently banned its citizens from traveling back from India fighting a heavy one second wave of die Pandemic, die Caused thousands of daily deaths.

The Australians were Adam Zampa, Andrew Tye and Kane Richardson also part of the IPL but they flew out of India was before the ban announced.

Australia still has a lot of current and former players in die League, play different roles.

The likes of David Warner, Glenn Maxwell and Steve Smith compete as players while former captain Ricky Ponting is one of the coaches on duty.

Maxwell had recently said that Australians players I wouldn’t mind traveling to the UK with me with the Indian and New Zealand players, who are set to compete in die World test championship final in Southampton June 18th.

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