Australian government tightens amid Corona’s growing outbreak. Strict action may be taken on players returning to IPL.
New Delhi. Australian cricketers may have trouble going back home. If the Australian media reports, these players can be kept in an isolated place and fined heavily. The report says that the players may also be imprisoned. The report of a leading Australian newspaper said, the federal government is considering legal penalties for and against anyone entering Australia from India and against it.
Currently 14 Australian cricketers are playing the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) in India. These include top players such as David Warner, Steve Smith, Glam Maxwell and Pat Cummins. Apart from this, Australians are also part of the various IPL franchise coaching / support staff and TV commentary team. They include Ricky Ponting, David Hussey, Brett Lee and Matthew Hayden etc.
Another report said that in the present circumstances, the act of indigenous people from India can be termed as a crime and sentenced to a maximum penalty of $ 66,000 or a jail term of five years. 36,000 Australians are trapped overseas. There are 9,000 Australians in India, including players participating in the IPL and coaching staff. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has previously said that since the players have gone to India privately for the IPL, they will have to ensure their return on their own.