BCCI confronted with logistical challenges after IPL 2021 postponement

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Earlier, IPL COO Hemang Amin acknowledged that the board will take a sigh of aid solely when the gamers attain their respective properties within the ongoing pandemic.

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Sourav Ganguly. (Photograph Supply: Twitter)

Ever for the reason that 2021 version of the Indian Premier League (IPL) was postponed, the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) has been confronted with plenty of challenges. As a result of journey restrictions to and from India, the gamers are left stranded and the Indian board is scratching its heads over logistical points.

The logistical managers, and CEOs of the groups, and the BCCI, have been working tirelessly to organise flights and acquire permissions for chartered flights to ship again the international gamers. The truth that gamers and workers from 4 out of eight franchises have examined constructive for COVID-19 hasn’t helped their trigger both.

As per reviews, those not examined for the novel coronavirus can’t journey with gamers from the opposite 4 groups. To make issues worse, the franchises have discovered a scarcity of flights to India to fly the cricketers out and a plan was fashioned to rent a non-public plane from Dubai.

“We’ve got been planning since Tuesday afternoon and the plans have been altering each half an hour,” a Punjab Kings official was quoted as saying in Cricbuzz.

“We’re making an attempt our greatest, however we don’t have readability on this to this point,” a Sunrisers Hyderabad supervisor talked about on Tuesday.

BCCI making an attempt its coronary heart out for gamers’ security

Within the meantime, Mumbai Indians have managed chartered flights for his or her international cricketers and likewise provided gamers from different franchises to hitch them. Furthermore, the BCCI can also be coordinating with different boards to acquire permissions from the federal government.

On Could 5, Ricky Ponting, the Delhi Capitals’ head coach, mentioned that some Australian cricketers have been on the airport in Ahmedabad to fly to the Maldives from there they’ll go residence after quarantining for 10 days. “We’re on the Ahmedabad airport and leaving for the Maldives. Fingers crossed,” Ponting mentioned.

Earlier, IPL COO Hemang Amin acknowledged that the board will take a sigh of aid solely when the gamers attain their respective properties within the ongoing pandemic.

“The BCCI will do every part to make sure that you attain your respective locations seamlessly. The BCCI is monitoring the scenario very carefully and is working with the federal government authorities to make preparations to get you residence as soon as the match concludes.

“Be relaxation assured that the match is just not over for BCCI until every certainly one of you has reached your property, secure and sound,” he wrote in a letter.