IPL Australian cricketers caught by India COVID ban return home after Maldives stopover
Monday, 17 May 2021 A group of Australian cricketers have landed in Sydney after spending up to two weeks in the Maldives waiting for coronavirus border restrictions to be lifted on arrivals from India.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India president Sourav Ganguly has said that the remaining matches of IPL 2021 can't be held in India. He additionally added that it is too soon to find a space to finish the league. IPL 2021 was suspended on May 4 after different COVID-19 breaks arose in the bio-secure bubble of a few groups.
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IPL's 'Mumbai Indians' team snapped at Kalinga Airport in Mumbai as they returned home after suspension of IPL due to surge in COVID-19 cases. Cricketer and son of Sachin Tendulkar, Arjun Tendulkar was also seen along with his teammates. BCCI decided to suspend the IPL tournament after several players tested positive for the virus. 'Mumbai Indians' had won 4 matches out of 7 played so far in the tournament.
The Union Home Ministry has sent a four-member team to the state to assess the ground situation in West Bengal amid post poll violence; Supreme Court raps Centre, asks it to ensure better logistics for oxygen supply as third wave is coming; Sourav Ganguly said that a breach in the bio-bubble was highly unlikely and yet the virus has infected IPL players. This and more news at 2pm.
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The Indian Premier League (IPL) has been suspended after several players across the eight teams tested positive for COVID-19. Cricket lovers across the country also welcomed and supported the Board of Control for Cricket in India's decision of suspending the matches. So far, 29 out of the scheduled 56 league games were played in this season - the last match played this season was between Punjab Kings and Delhi Capitals on May 02.
The World Bank yesterday upgraded Bangladesh's GDP growth forecast for this fiscal year by 2 percentage points to 3.6 percent, making it the second best-performing economy in South Asia behind the Maldives.
As the second wave of Coronavirus Pandemic rages in India, The Maldives has announced that visas for tourists from India and other nations in South Asia will be halted with effect from May 13 in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The official Twitter account of the High Commission of India in Maldives retweeted the statement and said, 'The temporary suspension of entry to the Maldives for all categories of visa holders from South Asia may impact flights between India and the Maldives'.
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The Government said that, as of 9am on Saturday, there had been a further 10,321 lab-confirmed Covid-19 cases in the UK.The Government also said a further 14 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Saturday, bringing the UK total to 127,970.Separate figures published by the Office for National Statistics show there have been 153,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.
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