IPL 2021: 8 England players return home

Last Updated: Wednesday, 5 May 2021 (19:17 IST)
London: Eight of the 11 England cricketers, who were part of the now-postponed 2021, returned home on Wednesday.

was postponed abruptly on Tuesday after at least four Indian players tested positive for coronavirus.
 
Among the English players who have reached home are Moeen Ali, (both Chennai Super Kings), Tom Curran, Chris Woakes, Sam Billings (all Delhi Capitals), and (both Sunrisers Hyderabad) and (Rajasthan Royals).
 
“I can confirm that 8 of the 11 England players in India managed to get on a flight to Heathrow last night and have landed this morning. The remaining three - Chris Jordan, David Malan (both Punjab Kings) and Eoin Morgan (Kolkata Knight Riders) should leave India within the next 48 hours,” an England cricket board spokesman told Cricbuzz.
 
With India put on the travel “red list” by the UK in the wake of the raging pandemic there, the cricketers will have to quarantine in a government-approved hotels for 10 days.
 
Notably, the IPL organisers has assured all overseas players a safe passage back home. (UNI)