Now that IPL 2021 has been postponed indefinitely, the question before the BCCI is how to transport foreign players to their home. Domestic cricketers who are currently settlers in Delhi and Ahmedabad are less comfortable to deliver to their homes as BCCI and franchisees are also currently logistic in the country.
The board and franchise have a big concern of sending foreign players home, which they are working on.
Our associate newspaper Times of India has come to know that the countries which have not yet banned travelers coming from India have started work towards recalling their players from BCCI and franchisees. For example, Cricket South Africa (Cricket South Africa) has issued a statement saying that it has spoken to all the concerned franchisees and asked for the safe return of their players.
As for Australia, which has banned travel from India till May 15, the players are considering going to Australia via Maldives or Sri Lanka. Where will they stay in Quarantine for 14 days and then go to their country.
A source said, ‘Many players from the same country play for different franchise teams. In such a situation, all of them can work together on a plan. When we are talking about this, many franchisees are also doing it. ‘