The cricket board (BCCI) in coronavirus-hit India will assist to maneuver Australia’s total Indian Premier League (IPL) cohort to the Maldives or Sri Lanka, Cricket Australia boss Nick Hockley mentioned on Wednesday.
The IPL was suspended indefinitely on Tuesday as India’s COVID-19 disaster escalates, however the resolution left Australian and different overseas members in search of methods to go away the nation.
Australia has banned travellers from India who’ve been within the nation inside the prior 14 days however CA interim Chief Government Hockley mentioned the gamers would wait outdoors India for approval to go house.
“So what we’re working to do and what the BCCI are working to do, and so they’ve been extremely cooperative, is working to maneuver the whole cohort out of India,” Hockley informed reporters in Sydney.
“That’s now narrowed right down to the Maldives and Sri Lanka. The BCCI are working via the ultimate particulars of that in the intervening time and we count on that motion will occur within the subsequent two to 3 days.”
Hockley added that the Indian board had additionally dedicated to arranging a constitution airplane to carry the Australian cricketers house.
Australia has banned travellers from India till Might 15.
The Australian Cricketers’ Affiliation confirmed former Australia batsman Mike Hussey, a coach for one of many IPL groups, had examined constructive for COVID-19.
ACA boss Todd Greenberg mentioned that so far as he was conscious, Hussey was the one Australian concerned within the IPL to contract the virus.