Melbourne: IPL 2021 was postponed due to Corona virus. After which all the players returned to their respective homes. However, Australian players had to wait a long time for this. However, now the wait for Australia players is over.
All the players, including Pat Cummins and Steve Smith, reached Sydney on Monday after spending a few days in the Maldives.
Australian players reached home
In view of the worsening situation of the Kovid epidemic in India, Australia had banned flights from there, due to which the Australian cricketer was able to return home almost two weeks after the IPL was postponed.
The Australian contingent consisted of a total of 38 members, including players, officials and commentators, who arrived at Sydney Airport this morning after spending 10 days in the Maldives.
The IPL was postponed to May 5 after Covid-19 cases were found in various teams. Australia had banned flights from India battling the second wave of Kovid, due to which its cricketers were not able to return home directly.
All players will be quarantined for 2 weeks
Australian players will now have to remain in Sydney for two weeks on compulsory segregation.
According to national broadcaster ABC, those who arrived here by Air Seychelles flight included Smith, Cummins, batsman David Warner, Delhi Capitals coach Ricky Ponting etc.
Chennai Super Kings batting coach Michael Hussey also reached Sydney via Doha on Sunday after the report of the Kovid-19 on Friday was negative.