Australian players might be a bit apprehensive following the suspension of flights from India but Delhi Capitals’ head coach Ricky Ponting said it’s a “small issue” when compared to the chaos triggered by the second wave of COVID-19 infections here.

Australia on Tuesday suspended all direct passenger flights from India until May 15 due to the “very significant” spike in COVID-19 cases in India.

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison also made it clear that cricketers competing in the IPL will have to make their “own arrangements” to return home.

READ: IPL hopeful of no more Australian pullouts despite travel ban

“There have been revelations that our government has made as far as Australians in India returning to Australia. No doubt there have been few distractions, but the travel side for us and Australians who are here is only a small issue,” Ponting said in a virtual press…

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