Cricket Australia Says it's Working Through Plans to Protect Our Players in India [Headlines] – Hope 103.2

Cricket Australia Says it’s Working Through Plans to Protect Our Players in India [Headlines]

Almost 40 players and officials have been left in limbo after the Indian Premier League was indefinitely cancelled amid a growing COVID-19 crisis.

By Hope NewsroomWednesday 5 May 2021News

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Cricket Australia says it’s working through plans to protect Australian players in India but will not seek an exemption to the travel ban.

Almost 40 players and officials have been left in limbo after the Indian Premier League was indefinitely cancelled amid a growing COVID-19 crisis.

Meanwhile, Indian media is reporting former Australian cricketer Mike Hussey has tested positive to COVID-19.

Cricket Australia announcement concerning players in India COVID-19 crisis

Source: Official Cricket Australia Facebook

Four men have been arrested this morning following an investigation into the alleged kidnapping of former Australian Test cricketer Stuart MacGill in Sydney’s lower North Shore last month.

The 50-year-old was bundled into a car in Cremorne before being assaulted and threatened with a firearm at a property in Bringelly, and released about an hour later.

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The federal government has announced it will extend their visas until it’s safe for them to return home.

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