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Aussie Participants sans Mike Hussey Leave For Maldives

The Indian Premier League (IPL) Australian participants, except for Mike Hussey a COVID-19 positive have been safely transported from India to Maldives.

Cricket Australia Statement

“We can confirm that Australian players, coaches, match officials and commentators have been safely transported from India and are en route to the Maldives,”

“The Australians will remain in Maldives until the conclusion of the travel pause pertaining to flights from India to Australia,” it added, referring to the ban on flights from India in Australia till May 15 because of the explosion of COVID-19 cases here” Cricket Australia explained

Australian Prime Minister

The Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison made it clear that the players will have to need to get their own method of returning as they had gone in individual capacity.

Mike Hussey The batting coach of Chennai Super Kings, Mike Hussey will , stay back to finish his quarantine after testing positive for the virus.

Cricket Australia Statements

“Mike Hussey remains in India having tested positive for COVID-19. Mike is experiencing mild symptoms and is in the care of his franchise Chennai Super Kings,” CA said
“CA and ACA will work closely with the BCCI to ensure Mike’s safe return to Australia when it is safe to do so,” CA added.

Cricket Australia thanked the Board Of Control For Cricket in Inda (BCCI) for its support in securing players to leave India within two days of the league’s suspension owing to COVID-19 cases inside the bio-bubble.

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