Following the abrupt halt of IPL 2021 a month in the past, Australian gamers — together with coaches and commentators — had been lastly reunited with their households virtually a month later after they exited the resort quarantine on Monday after arrival from Covid-hit India.
Whereas the gamers reunited with their households after an extended wait, a video of Pat Cummins assembly his pregnant spouse made waves on-line.
Within the video, an emotional Cummins could possibly be seen embracing his companion Becky tightly. Aside from Cummins, Steve Smith and David Warner had been amongst others to have accomplished a quarantine in Sydney.
Pacer Jason Behrendorff additionally expressed his happiness on being lastly again dwelling after an extended and affected person journey which noticed the contingent journey to Maldives after IPL postponement and anticipate thier return to homeland on account of strict COVID-19 ban enforced by the Aussie authorities over rising circumstances in India.
“It was good to know that we had been getting dwelling, that is for certain,” tempo bowler Jason Behrendorff, who represented Chennai Tremendous Kings, was quoted as saying by Fox Sports activities.
“It is at all times powerful being caught someplace, and figuring out that we’re in a position to get dwelling was a aid, and now we’re out of quarantine, I can not wait to get dwelling and see my household,” he added.
The Aussie gamers had spent two weeks quarantining in Maldives and an extra week in Sydney after the Australian authorities had banned direct flights from India into Australia until Could 15. The IPL 2021 was suspended on Could four.
“There have been hugs and tears as dozens of Australian cricketers, coaches and commentators lastly exited resort quarantine in Sydney on Monday morning,” mentioned a report in Fox Sports activities.
Lots of the gamers are a part of 23-man white ball Aussie squad which is able to journey to the West Indies subsequent month for 2 limited-overs sequence that start on July 9 in St Lucia.
Aussies are additionally prone to play a limited-overs sequence in Bangladesh after the tour of the West Indies.
(WIth inputs from IANS).