Australia has shut its borders and not permitting any industrial flights from India due to the large COVID-19 surge there
Cricket Australia on Tuesday stated it will not seek exemption from a government-imposed travel ban on flights from India but will coordinate with the BCCI to make sure that players from Australia return safely following the suspension of IPL.
The IPL was suspended indefinitely on Tuesday due to a number of circumstances being reported inside its bio-bubble. CA and the Australian Cricketers’ Association, in a joint assertion, stated they’d work out a plan to make sure the protected return of the Australian players and assist workers.
“CA and the ACA respect the decision of the Australian Government to pause travel from India until at least May 15 and will not seek exemptions,” the joint assertion stated.
“CA is in direct contact with the BCCI as they work through plans to ensure the safe accommodation and repatriation of Australian players, coaches, match officials and commentators back home to Australia.” IPL chairman Brijesh Patel advised PTI that the BCCI will “find a way” to ship the league’s international recruits back to their respective nations, and CA thanked the Indian Board for his or her efforts and cooperation.
“CA and the ACA understand the decision of the BCCI to indefinitely postpone the 2021 Indian Premier League for the safety and wellbeing of all participants.
“CA and the ACA thank the BCCI for his or her efforts and cooperation for the protected repatriation of all members on the IPL.”
Australia has shut its borders and not allowing any commercial flights from India due to the large COVID-19 surge there. India is at the moment recording over 3 lakh circumstances on a regular basis and greater than 3,000 every day deaths.
Threatening a five-year jail time period or hefty high-quality, the Australian authorities quickly barred its residents from coming into the nation in the event that they occurred to be in India inside 14 days of their meant arrival.
As many as 14 Australian players had been competing within the IPL.
Besides the players, some assist workers members, together with the likes of Ricky Ponting, match referees like Paul Reiffel and some commentators had been additionally a part of the IPL.
Three Australian players left the IPL earlier than the travel ban got here into drive.