“Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers’ Association are in regular dialogue with players, coaches, match officials and commentators on the ground in India regarding the current situation and we will assist where possible,” stated CA in its official assertion.
“We will continue to liaise closely with the Australian Government following today’s announcement that direct flights from India to Australia will be paused until May 15, and monitor the situation between now and the tournament’s scheduled conclusion on May 30,” it added.
Cricket Australia additionally thanked the BCCI and IPL organising committee for keeping everyone safe in a bio-safe bubble.
“We thank the BCCI and IPL for their efforts to keep everyone safe in the tournament’s bio-secure bubble. Once again, our thoughts are with the people of India during this challenging time,” the assertion added.
Australia Prime Minister Morrison on Tuesday stated the Australian cricketers participating within the ongoing IPL 2021 could have to prepare flights “under their own resources” if direct flights from India to Australia is suspended when the event will get over on May 30.
Morrison stated because the cricketers haven’t travelled as an element of an Australian tour, he sees them returning to Australia utilizing their very own preparations.
“They’ve travelled there privately … this wasn’t part of an Australian tour,” the Australian PM advised reporters as quoted by 7news.com.au.
“They’re under their own resources. And they’ll be using those resources to, I’m sure, to see them return to Australia in accordance with their own arrangements,” he added.
While there have been rumours that the Australian gamers need to return house, sources within the know of developments in Cricket Australia have knowledgeable ANI that the gamers concerned within the IPL need to compete within the league until the tip.
“The players are intending to remain until the end of the tournament unless something changes dramatically. The media reports citing otherwise are incorrect,” the CA supply stated.
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