IPL 2021 postponed: Hope overseas players can find a way back to their families - Michael Vaughan

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IPL 2021: After BCCI postponed the 14th variation of the IPL connected Tuesday, erstwhile England skipper Michael Vaughan called the determination close and hoped to spot the overseas players find a mode backmost to their families.

DC's Steve Smith is among galore different overseas stars who are stranded successful India aft the postponement of IPL 2021 (PTI Image)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • IPL 2021 was postponed connected Tuesday aft 4 players tested affirmative for Covid-19
  • Hope the overseas players tin find a mode backmost to their families: Michael Vaughan
  • Former India skipper Mohammed Azharuddin has besides reacted to the postponement news

Former England skipper Michael Vaughan has reacted to the quality of BCCI postponing IPL 2021 connected Tuesday aft 2 much players successful the bio-bubble tested affirmative for Covid-19.

Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep warrier tested affirmative arsenic the 30th league lucifer betwixt their squad and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) was postponed connected Monday. Wriddhiman Saha and Amit Mishra returned affirmative results connected Tuesday, hours earlier Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) versus Mumbai Indians (MI) lucifer successful New Delhi. BCCI had to instrumentality the hard telephone this clip and postpone the 14th variation of the IPL to guarantee the information of the participants.

Michael Vaughan has called BCCI's determination 'sensible', besides expressing interest for the overseas players near stranded successful the India owed to prohibition connected flights from the Covid-hit country.

While Australia person banned each nonstop flights from India till May 15, UK has besides kept the state successful its 'red list'. The past formation from India successful UK landed connected April 22.

Steve Smith, David Warner, Glenn Maxwell, Pat Cummins, Chris Woakes and Jos Buttler are among the prima cricketers from the country. They are lockdowns successful Caribbean islands arsenic well.

"Seems a precise sensible determination to postpone the IPL .. Now cases person started to look wrong the bubble they had nary different enactment .. Hope everyone stays harmless successful India and each the overseas players tin find a mode backmost to determination families," Vaughan tweeted.

Seems a precise sensible determination to postpone the IPL .. Now cases person started to look wrong the bubble they had nary different enactment .. Hope everyone stays harmless successful India and each the overseas players tin find a mode backmost to determination families .. #IPL2021

— Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) May 4, 2021

Mohammed Azharuddin hoping to spot IPL backmost soon

Former India skipper Mohammed Azharuddin has besides appreciated the determination taken by BCCI. He is hoping to seen IPL backmost successful India soon and successful a amended and harmless environment.

"In presumption of the COVID situation successful India and with players investigating positive, the postponement of IPL with contiguous effect is the close people of enactment taken by @BCCI and the IPL governing council. Hope to spot IPL backmost soon successful amended & harmless environment," helium tweeted.

In presumption of the COVID situation successful India and with players investigating positive, the postponement of IPL with contiguous effect is the close people of enactment taken by @BCCI and the IPL governing council.
Hope to spot IPL backmost soon successful amended & harmless environment.#IPL2021 #IndiaFightsCOVID19

— Mohammed Azharuddin (@azharflicks) May 4, 2021

Kevin Pietersen acknowledgment 'Incredible India'

Former England skipper Kevin Pietersen has besides reached retired to bereaved India, saying that the generosity and kindness of the state goes unnoticed adjacent astatine the clip of crisis.

India - it’s heartbreaking to spot a state I emotion truthful overmuch suffering!

You WILL get done this!
You WILL beryllium stronger coming retired of this!
Your kindness & generosity NEVER goes unnoticed adjacent during this crisis! #IncredibleIndia

— Kevin Pietersen (@KP24) May 4, 2021

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