new Delhi: In this period of Corona virus epidemic, the Indian Premier League (IPL) is not going to end all the trouble by taking the United Arab Emirates (UAE) away from Indian soil. IPL teams are also facing trouble to raise their cricketers. After the Indian cricketers in the IPL, the center of attraction is England and Australia, who are currently playing the series on British soil.
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Recently, the management mechanisms of IPL teams have been activated after many cricketers withdrew from the league only to avoid taking the risk of traveling. Due to this, 7 IPL teams have joined hands to bring the rest of England and Australia cricketers to UAE safely. These teams have hired a private chartered jet to bring these cricketers, which is costing around one crore rupees.
Special jet aircraft will bring 22 cricketers
According to media reports, the IPL teams have hired this aircraft to bring 22 cricketers from England and Australia. It has been claimed in the news that due to this exercise, these cricketers will move from the ‘Secure Bio Bubble’ currently applicable to both teams in England to the Bio Bubble created for IPL teams in the UAE without directly coming into contact.
In such a situation, they will not have to go through the 6-day isolation period after coming from normal flight. However, this claim has not been confirmed by the BCCI or the IPL Organizing Committee. However, before this, BCCI officials had explicitly told the media that no player should be exempted from isolation period and due to this, there were also reports of English cricketers not playing in the first 2-3 matches.
Teams will adopt some such method
According to media reports, the players will be brought to the airport in a sanitized bus directly from the stadium in England. The driver of the bus has been kept the same, which is already part of the bio bubble of England team. The formalities of the players’ visa checks and check-ins etc. will be completed in advance so that they have to come in contact with minimum people at the airport and at least stay there. The jet aircraft will also be sanitized and its cabin crew will be given a cavid check. After reaching Dubai, preparations are being made to land at some other less crowded airport instead of the international airport. After this, the players will be routed directly to the bio bubble of their teams through a sanitation bus.
Mumbai Indians are not involved in this exercise
According to media reports, Mumbai Indians are not included in these 7 IPL teams, as none of its foreign cricketers are present in England. In the IPL for Mumbai, playing Nathan Coulter-Nile and Chris Lynn (Chriss Lynn), who have already reached Dubai due to not being part of their national team.
These cricketers have got a huge amount of money
17 cricketers from Australia and 11 cricketers from England are playing in the IPL. Australian cricketers have the highest demand in IPL after Indian cricketers, on which IPL franchises have spent Rs 86.7 crore. 11 cricketers of England are going to earn Rs 43.8 crore through IPL.