For home cricketers within the IPL who’re presently primarily based out of Delhi and Ahmedabad, it’s a lesser problem because the BCCI and franchises are busy chalking out the logistics of travel inside the nation.
The board and franchises, nonetheless, are engaged on the larger problem of sending the overseas gamers again dwelling. TOI understands that cricket boards in nations that haven’t imposed a travel ban for these travelling from India have already began corresponding with the BCCI and the franchises to accommodate travel and quarantine.
Cricket South Africa (CSA), for example, issued a press release saying it has “made contact with the relevant franchises to ensure expedited travel”.
In the case of cricketers from Australia, the place travel from India has been banned until May 15, the gamers are anticipated to fly to locations which are permitting flights from India – similar to Maldives and Sri Lanka – and quarantine for 14 days earlier than heading dwelling from there.
“A lot of players from the same country play for different franchises. So the franchises can possibly work together in figuring out a solution. That’s happening as we speak,” sources mentioned.
It is learnt that franchises have additionally mentioned the concept of sharing prices that will likely be incurred to constitution flights to ship gamers dwelling.