Following Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s decision to suspend passenger flights from India till May 15, Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers’ Association released a statement, saying they are in regular dialogue with all the parties involved in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
"Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers’ Association are in regular dialogue with players, coaches, match officials and commentators on the ground in India regarding the current situation and we will assist where possible," said CA in its official statement.
"We will continue to liaise closely with the Australian Government following today’s announcement that direct flights from India to Australia will be paused until May 15 and monitor the situation between now and the tournament’s scheduled conclusion on May 30," it added.
Cricket Australia also thanked the BCCI and IPL organizing committee for keeping everyone safe in a bio-secure bubble.
"We thank the BCCI and IPL for their efforts to keep everyone safe in the tournament’s bio-secure bubble. Once again, our thoughts are with the people of India during this challenging time," the statement added.
Report by Chetali S M
Reported on – 27/04/2021