Cummins, a key a part of the Kolkata Knight Riders workforce, mentioned earlier version held in UAE was extremely “well-run” and the organisers pushed it “little step additional” by organising it at house this 12 months.
The IPL was “indefinitely suspended” on Tuesday, following a number of COVID-19 circumstances contained in the bio-bubble.
Final 12 months, IPL was first postponed after which shifted to the UAE with India being within the grips of the primary wave of virus.
“Final 12 months we had the IPL held over within the UAE and that was an extremely well-run event,” Cummins advised Foxsports.
“This 12 months, they tried to push it that little step additional and have it over right here in a number of cities in India. I am positive trying again they could have tweaked a number of issues.”
His feedback have been made earlier than the postponement of the league on Tuesday.
The choice 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 Tremendous Kings’ bowling coach L Balaji was additionally among the many distinguished non-playing employees to check constructive and later it emerged that batting coach Michael Hussey additionally returned constructive for COVID-19.
There have been a number of criticism for conducting the T20 league at a time when India was going through such a devastating well being disaster.
“It is two completely different worlds. We’re fortunate, we’re protected, we’re comfy and there is folks simply making an attempt to get fundamental medical therapy,” the Australian vice-captain mentioned.
“Very first thing was to search out out whether or not us taking part in the IPL was the proper factor and principally everybody mentioned, we might be misplaced with out the IPL for 3 or 4 hours each night time. I am simply making an attempt to do my bit. India’s been such nation 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 house. The Australian authorities final week banned travellers from COVID-ravaged India until Might 15.