Cummins, a key half of the Kolkata Knight Riders workforce, mentioned earlier version held in UAE was extremely “well-run” and the organisers pushed it “little step further” by organising it at residence this 12 months.
The IPL was “indefinitely suspended” on Tuesday, following a number of COVID-19 instances contained in the bio-bubble.
Last 12 months, IPL was first postponed after which shifted to the UAE with India being in the grips of the primary wave of virus.
“Last year we had the IPL held over in the UAE and that was an incredibly well-run tournament,” Cummins informed Foxsports.
“This year, they tried to push it that little step further and have it over here in multiple cities in India. I’m sure looking back they might have tweaked a few things.”
His feedback have been made earlier than the postponement of the league on Tuesday.
The determination was taken after the virus breached the bio-bubble, infecting SunRisers Hyderabad batsman Wriddhiman Saha, Delhi Capitals’ spinner Amit Mishra and KKR‘s Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier.
Chennai Super Kings’ bowling coach L Balaji was additionally among the many distinguished non-enjoying employees to check constructive and later it emerged that batting coach Michael Hussey additionally returned constructive for COVID-19.
There have been loads of criticism for conducting the T20 league at a time when India was going through such a devastating well being disaster.
“It’s two different worlds. We’re lucky, we’re safe, we’re comfortable and there’s people just trying to get basic medical treatment,” the Australian vice-captain mentioned.
“First thing was to find out whether us playing the IPL was the right thing and basically everyone said, we would be lost without the IPL for three or four hours every night. I’m just trying to do my bit. India’s been such a good country to me and cricketers.”
With the T20 occasion being postponed, the Australian IPL gamers and help employees would possibly fly off to Maldives in a bid to get residence. The Australian authorities final week banned travellers from COVID-ravaged India until May 15.