Faizel Patel – 04/05/2021
Cricket South Africa (CSA) says it supports the decision by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to postpone the Indian Premier League 2021 season, with immediate effect.
The BCCI suspended the IPL indefinitely on Tuesday after players or staff at three clubs tested positive for COVID-19.
CSA says it has made contact with all of the relevant South African cricket franchises to ensure the expedited travel of all South African players and support staff back to South Africa
“Those travelling back to South Africa will undergo home quarantine in line with the current World Health Organization recommendations. CSA and the South African Cricketers Association (SACA) are in contact with all players and are assured of their safety and comfort in their respective locations.”
CSA has extend its well wishes and support to the BCCI and the people of India and thank the body for keeping our players safe during this challenging time.