The IPL needed to be postponed on Might 4 after a number of COVID-19 instances got here to mild contained in the event’s bio-bubble which wasn’t as foolproof because the final version within the UAE.
High West Indies gamers like their white-ball captain Kieron Pollard, Jason Holder, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo, Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, and Fabien Allen had been part of the league. In all, 9 West Indies cricketers competed within the occasion.
“Our IPL gamers, together with the West Indians who had been a part of the TV manufacturing, at the moment are safely again within the Caribbean. We’re grateful to the BCCI and IPL Franchises for arranging their secure journey again to the Caribbean so shortly,” Cricket West Indies tweeted.
“Our IPL gamers, together with the West Indians who had been a part of the TV manufacturing, at the moment are safely again within the Caribb… https://t.co/2guLkXQp7a
— Windies Cricket (@windiescricket) 1620569372000
Save for COVID-19 affected duo of CSK batting coach Michael Hussey and Kolkata Knight Riders’ New Zealand batsman Tim Seifert, all of the international gamers and help workers have left the Indian shores.
All of the Australians, together with a couple of New Zealanders, are presently in Maldives ready for his or her onward journey after serving out quarantine. Australia has imposed a ban on flights from India until Might 15 due to the COVID case surge there.
This was the explanation why gamers from Down Beneath needed to fly to Maldives for his or her quarantine as a substitute of heading dwelling straight. PTI KHS