The Australian Prime Minister said that the players participating in the IPL will have to make their own arrangements to return home. Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers Association said in a joint statement that they are in touch with their cricketers, coaches and commentators involved in the IPL and keep an eye on the situation. are put.
Melbourne Prime minister of australia Scott morrison Said on Tuesday that IPL The cricketers of their country participating in will have to make their own arrangements to return home. Australia had earlier banned all flights to India from May 15 in view of the deadly second wave of corona virus epidemic in India. Mauritius told The Guardian newspaper, “They have gone there on a personal journey. It is not part of any Australian tour. They have reached there with their own resources, they are also using those resources. I am sure they will return to Australia as per their arrangement. “Three Australian players Andrew Tye, Ken Richardson and Adam Jampa decided to leave the IPL due to the growing health crisis in India.
More than three lakh new cases are being reported daily in India and more than 2,000 deaths are occurring. 14 of Australia’s players are currently in the league. Apart from them, coaches Ricky Ponting and Simon Katich, commentators Matthew Hayden, Brett Lee, Michael Slater and Lisa Sthalekar are also here. Mumbai Indians batsman Chris Lynn has urged Cricket Australia (CA) to arrange a special flight for the players to return home after the IPL ends. The IPL league matches will end on May 23 while the final is played in Ahmedabad on May 30. Will go. Cricket Australia, however, has decided to wait longer in this matter. Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers Association said in a joint statement that they are in touch with their cricketers, coaches and commentators involved in the IPL and are monitoring the situation. He said, “We will keep taking feedback from the people present in India and will give advice to the Australian Government.” Our condolences are with the people of India in this difficult time.
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