The BCCI has postponed the 14th season of the IPL indefinitely due to rising corona virus cases in India.
Cricket West Indies CEO Johnny Grave said that all the Caribbean players participating in the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) have returned home safely due to the efforts of the Cricket Board of India (BCCI) and related franchise teams. The IPL was postponed to May 4 after several cases of Kovid-19 were found. Also Read – Father of leg-spinner Piyush Chawla of Indian team dies from Covid 19
The West Indies top players were limited-overs captain Kieron Pollard, Jason Holder, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo, Nicholas Puron, Shimron Hetmyer and Fabian Allen as part of the IPL. A total of nine West Indies players were participating in the league. Also Read – IPL 2021: Moeen Ali becomes game changer for Chennai Super Kings: Parthiv Patel
Cricket West Indies tweeted, “Our players of the IPL and the Caribbean associated with TV production have reached home safely.” We are grateful to the BCCI and the IPL for arranging their safe return. ” Also Read – Pat Cummins is going to be a father, fiance posted a picture in Baby Bump
All foreign players have left India, except Chennai Super Kings Australian batting coach Michael Hussey and Kolkata Knight Riders’ New Zealand batsman Tim Seifert. Both of them are infected with Kovid-19.
All Australian players and some New Zealand cricketers are currently on the quarantine in the Maldives. Australia has restricted flights from India till 15 May. This is why Australian players are on the quarantine in the Maldives instead of returning home.