Pat Cummins is stuck in India due to the closure of the Australian border as our star cricket players are considering fleeing to paradise on the island.
Pat Cummins says he was shocked by Scott Morrison’s decision to ban Australians from returning from India.
The· Indian Premier League was suspended on Tuesday night After multiple players (Varun Chakaravarthy, Sandeep Warrier Wriddhiman Saha, Amit Mishra) test positive. Coach staff and television crews were also infected with the coronavirus as the tournament’s biosecure bubble became less complete.
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Cummins, a golden boy in cricket in Australia and a potential captain, is one of many players and coaches waiting to get home.
Asked if he was “shocked” A recent announcement by the Australian Government to ban all flights to and from India until at least May 15th. — And introduce the threat of prison time to those who violate the order — Cummins said he certainly surprised him.
“Yes, that was a little,” Cummins said. Back page.. “I knew that after leaving Australia, I would sign up for a 14-day quarantine and go home, so I always feel a little far away to go home.
“As soon as the tough borders were closed, obviously no one had ever experienced it. Some Australians here were a little worried.
“But I signed up to participate in the tournament until the beginning of June. Hopefully everything will resume on May 15th and I’ll be able to get it back.”
Other celebrities such as David Warner, Steve Smith, Marcus Stoinnis, and Glenn Maxwell are also trapped in India, as are Ricky Ponting and Simon Katich coaches.
Warner’s daughter Ivy posted a heartbreaking note to her dad on social media, Former test opening batter asks to return home safely Michael Slater accused Morrison of “blood in your hands” this week. And abandon the Australians.
Slater, who was commenting on the IPL, fled to the Maldives, and his compatriots may follow. Cricinfo Australia’s IPL delegation reports that it may appear to leave India as a temporary hub for an island paradise in the Indian Ocean, waiting for the severe border closure to end.
India records about 360,000 cases and 3,500 deaths daily and suffers from chronic deficiencies in beds and oxygen.
IPL participants are isolated and for now Cummins is playing a waiting game.
“Imagine that we all want to be able to go home as usual and hope that the border will open on May 15.
“Cricket Australia is great with ACA and is working closely with the government to get the latest information. Not being able to go home does not mean that everyone involved is under-efforted.”
Chrislin was accused last week of suggesting that Cricket in Australia could help arrange charter flights and get home. — He emphasized that cricketers never wanted to jump over the line.
The CA and the Australian Cricket Association issued a joint statement Tuesday night, stating that they are working on plans to bring people home safely, but “do not seek exemptions.”
“Cricket Australia and the Cricket Australia Association understand BCCI’s decision to postpone the 2021 Indian Premier League indefinitely for the safety and well-being of all participants,” the statement said.
“CA is in direct contact with BCCI and is working on a plan to ensure safe accommodation and repatriation of Australian players, coaches, matchmakers and commentators to Australia.
“CA and ACA respect the Australian Government’s decision to suspend travel from India until at least May 15 and do not seek exemptions. CA and ACA are the safe home countries of all IPL participants. We thank BCCI for their efforts and cooperation in repatriation. “