The two umpires who walked out of the tournament are part of the ICC umpires’ elite panel.
Due to the havoc of Corona, the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) is also in trouble. Some foreign players playing in the IPL have left the tournament in the middle and gone back to their country. The process of withdrawing from the tournament is still going on. After the players, the umpires are also withdrawing from the tournament. Explain that five players including Ravichandran Ashwin, Andrew Tye, Liam Livingstone, Adam Jampa and Ken Richardson have withdrawn their names from the tournament. Now the names of two umpires have also been added to this list. The two umpires who walked out of the tournament are part of the ICC umpires’ elite panel.
Nitin Menon and Paul Riffel
Reportedly, umpires Nitin Menon and Australian Paul Riffel have decided to withdraw from IPL 2021 citing personal reasons. It is being told that Umpire Nitin Menon decided to leave the tournament midway. They have gone to their home in Indore. Former Australian seamer Riffel has gone back due to concerns about the Australian government not allowing flights from India.
Mother and wife become infected
According to the report, a BCCI official told news agency ANI that Corona, the mother and wife of umpire Nitin Menon, has been infected. For this reason, he decided to leave the IPL midway. The official said that it is expected that Nitin Mee mother and wife will recover soon. Also said that the BCCI is always with them for any help needed. The backups we have will be used in the matches that were handed to them.
BCCI assured players to return home
Please tell that BCCI COO Hemang Amin recently sent an email to all the eight teams, players, officials, commentators as well as coaching and support staff of the IPL. In this email, he has assured everyone that after the tournament is over, the board will arrange transport to send everyone to their home and country. Explain that international flights have been banned by the Australian Government until 15 May. In such a situation, the Australian players playing in the IPL are worried about returning home.
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