Indian Premier League 2021: Australian Players Depart For Maldives, Mike Hussey, Covid Positive, Still In India | Cricket Newsnewstolive - May 6, 2021 36 0 COMMENTS
Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers’ Association on Thursday confirmed that the Australian gamers, coaches, match officers and commentators have been safely transported from India and are en path to the Maldives. The Australians will stay within the Maldives till the conclusion of the journey pause pertaining to flights from India to Australia. As beforehand acknowledged, CA and the ACA usually are not searching for an exemption from the Australian Government.
“CA and the ACA extend their sincere thanks to the Board of Control for Cricket in India for their responsiveness in moving the Australians from India to the Maldives less than two days after the decision to indefinitely postpone the Indian Premier League,” CA stated in an official assertion.
Mike Hussey stays in India having examined optimistic for COVID-19.
Mike is experiencing gentle signs and is within the care of his IPL franchise, the Chennai Super Kings. CA and the ACA will work intently with the BCCI to make sure Mike’s secure return to Australia when it’s secure to take action.
The security of each particular person concerned within the IPL was one of many main causes for the BCCI and the IPL Governing Council to unanimously determine on the postponement of the league on Tuesday.
“The BCCI and the IPL GC have unanimously decided to postpone the 2021 season till further notice. We don’t wish to compromise the safety of the players, the people involved, the employees, the groundsmen, the match officials, every single person involved,” Jay Shah instructed ANI.
On Tuesday, SunRisers Hyderabad wicket-keeper Wriddhiman Saha examined optimistic after there have been COVID-19 circumstances in two franchises on Monday.
While two of the members of the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) contingent examined optimistic, two Kolkata Knight Riders gamers examined optimistic — Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier — forcing the BCCI to postpone the KKR-RCB recreation in Ahmedabad.
With Saha testing optimistic, the sport on Tuesday night between SRH and defending champions Mumbai Indians additionally wanted to be postponed. This made issues worse as the sport between RCB and KKR had already been postponed and the sport between CSK and Rajasthan Royals was additionally set to be referred to as off because the Chennai unit was in strict quarantine.This lastly noticed the BCCI postpone the IPL.
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