- Australian PM has asked his players playing IPL to come back on their own
- On this, the BCCI has assured the players that everyone has the responsibility of the Homecoming Board.
- After the tournament is over, the BCCI will have full responsibility for the safe return of the players.
- On the other hand, Mumbai Indians player Chris Lynn has also responded to his PM.
The Cricket Board of India (BCCI) said on Tuesday that it will do its best to ensure that the players participating in the Indian Premier League (IPL) return home without
3 Australian players returned home
Three Australian players have returned home due to increasing cases of Kovid-19 in India. Andrew Tye of Rajasthan Royals and Ken Richardson and Adam Jampa of Royal Challengers Bangalore decided to withdraw from the IPL. BCCI COO Hemang Amin said in a letter addressed to the players, “We know that many of you are apprehensive about how to return home after the tournament ends. We assure you that you have no need to worry. ‘
Our IPL will run till you are safe
He said, ‘BCCI will do everything on its behalf to ensure that you reach your destination without any hindrance. The BCCI is closely monitoring the situation and is working closely with government officials to take you home after the tournament ends. The letter further said, “We assure you that the tournament will not end for the BCCI until you reach your home safely.”
BCCI praised the encouragement of foreign players
More than three lakh cases have been coming to India in the last few days and the health infrastructure is collapsing due to lack of oxygen and other important medicines. Mentor David Hussey of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) admitted that the Australians associated with the IPL are a little nervous about repatriating the situation here.
Amin praised the players for remaining in the tournament. He said, ‘As some of you players said that if we are able to divert people’s attention from all the problems for a short time, then we play an important role. When you land on the ground, you create hope among the millions who are watching it. ‘ Many players from England and New Zealand are also playing in the IPL, but so far they have not expressed any concern. The IPL final will be played on 30 May in Ahmedabad.
Player’s answer on PM- Why not spend money on chartered flights instead of government
Earlier, Morrison announced a ban on direct flights from India. Under this announcement, commercial and government repatriation services and connecting flights to the country will not be used until May 15. Chris Lynn, who played for Mumbai Indians in the IPL, had said that he had asked Cricket Australia to arrange a chartered flight to bring the Australian team home at the conclusion of the tournament. Lynn told News Corp Media, ‘I sent the message that as Cricket Australia takes 10 per cent of every IPL contract, is it possible that after the IPL is over we can spend this money on chartered flights. ‘
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