New Delhi: After the Indian Premier League was suspended due to the country’s ban on flights coming from India, now the Australian team is likely to go to Maldives before leaving for home. The Australian contingent includes players, support staff and commentators.
According to ESPNcricinfo report, ‘a large group of Australia’s players, coaches and support staff are expected to visit Maldives. So that Kovid-19 can deal with the situation created by the closure of the Australian border for the citizens of India and suspension of IPL 2021 due to the spread of infection. ‘
He said, “In the biologically safe environment of the IPL, there are currently around 40 Australians as players, support staff and commentators.” Accordingly, ‘People like Pat Cummins, Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Ricky Ponting, Signum Katich are expected to join commentator Michael Slater who has already left for the Maldives.’
Fast bowler Pat Cummins, who contracted Knight Riders, described the situation as unprecedented. Cummins told Fox Sports’s The Back Page, “When we got out of Australia, we knew that we would have to spend 14 days in Quarantine when we returned home, but no one had experienced this situation before the borders were closed.” Was. ‘
He said, ‘There is a bit of panic among the current Australians here but we had contracted & nbsp; to play in the tournament by the beginning of June so hopefully everything will open by May 15 and we will be able to return.’