The Prime Minister of Australia issued an advisory, urging citizens not to travel to any country, it can remain in effect till next month.
Cricket Australia had issued NOC for IPL to the players, but later supported the government's travel advisory
Dainik Bhaskar Mar 18, 2020, 05:13 PM IST Sports Desk. 17 players from Australia are finding it difficult to play in the IPL. The government there has made it clear to the players that traveling in this environment is not right. Despite this, if someone travels abroad, it will not be the responsibility of the government. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has issued an advisory to Australian citizens not to travel to any country to deal with the Kovid-19. The government has said that this advisory will remain in force next month as well. In such a situation, 17 players from Australia participating in IPL are suspected of coming to India.
Earlier, Cricket Australia (CA) issued a no-objection certificate (NOC) for the IPL to the players. But, given the current situation, it has supported the government's travel advisory. This means that if players want to play IPL, then play. The government will neither be responsible for any untoward nor players will get the benefit of insurance.
Advisory changing every few hours: Finch Australia's ODI team captain Aaron Finch said in a conversation with a local radio station that we have never seen the travel advisory changed within a few hours. It may change in the next two or three weeks. In such a situation, planning is difficult. At this time it is just necessary to ensure that you are safe yourself. Follow the necessary measures to prevent the virus from spreading.
Pat Cummins highest paid foreign player
In the 13th season of IPL, 8 teams have a total of 64 foreign players. Australia has the maximum of this 17. Australian all-rounder Pat Cummins was sold for the most expensive 15.50 crore in the auction for the 13th season of IPL. He is the highest paid foreign player in the history of this league. They were bought by Kolkata.
Australia's highest among foreign players 17
Nathan coulter nile
Due to visa restrictions and Kovid-19, the IPL till April 15, the Talacandra government had last week imposed some restrictions related to travel and visas following growing cases of coronaviruses. Under this, the visa of foreign nationals coming to India has been suspended from 13 March to 15 April. Only diplomatic, official, UN and international institutions, project and employment visas are exempted. Foreign players and support staff coming to the IPL get a business visa. In such a situation, they are not allowed to enter the country till 15 April. In the current situation, there is a possibility of increasing the duration of this ban.