Australians involved in the Indian Premier League are “anxious” about how they will get home from the tournament as the COVID-19 crisis continues in India but they are not looking for any “free rides”, the head of the players’ union said on Wednesday.
Three Australian players have pulled out of the IPL but two remain stranded in India following Australia’s decision to suspend flights from the Asian nation until May 15.
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Nearly 40 Australians remain involved in the IPL as players, coaches, officials and commentators, but Prime Minister Scott Morrison said they would not be allowed to jump the queue whenever repatriation flights resume.
The regular IPL season ends on May 23, with playoffs to follow before the final on May 30.
“As you’d imagine, they’re all pretty anxious,” Australian Cricketers’ Association Chief Executive…