Chris Lynn of Mumbai Indian has asked the Australian Cricket Board to arrange a chartered flight to bring back Australian cricketers from India at the end of IPL as Coronovairus epidemic in India is at its worst phase.
Many foreign players playing in the 14th season of the Indian Premier League have already decided to leave the tournament midway. This list includes more Australian players. On Monday Adam Zampa and Kane Richardson of Royal Challengers Bangalore returned back to Australia.
Before Zampa and Richardson, Andrew Tye of Rajasthan Royals also withdrew himself from the tournament and returned back to Australia. Andrew Tye after moving to Australia also hinted that many other players are deciding to leave IPL 2021 due to the Coronavirus epidemic.
Chris Lynn demands Chartered flight after IPL is over from CA
On Monday Cricket Australia contacted the Australian players playing in IPL. On this, Chris Lynn has asked Cricket Australia to arrange a chartered flight at the end of IPL to bring back t heir cricketer. Here is what he told News Corp Media,
“I texted back that as Cricket Australia make 10% of every IPL contract was there a chance we could spend that money this year on a charter flight once the tournament is over?”
“I know there are people worse off than us. But we are going from a really tight bubble and are getting vaccinated next week so hopefully the government will let us get home on a private charter.”
“We are not asking for shortcuts and we signed up knowing the risks. But it would be great to get home as soon as the event is over.”
“Obviously India is in chaos at the moment. But we are at least giving people something to smile about by playing the tournament,” he added.
On this, there is not any comment from Cricket Australia till now. However, there are still some star Australian cricketers like David Warner, Steve Smith, and Pat Cummins playing in IPL.
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