England’s 11 IPL cricketers are hoping for a swift and safe return home after tournament was postponed indefinitely due to the country’s ongoing coronavirus crisis.
Australia has bolted the door to citizens trying to return home from India until at least May 15, leaving some 40 Australians at the tournament stranded.
The UK lets its people come home, albeit to a mandatory 10-day quarantine in a government-approved hotel due to India’s status as a ‘red list’ country.
The lucrative Twenty20 competition has been taking place against the grim backdrop of a public health emergency, with India’s daily infection rates recently topping 400,000 and mass oxygen shortages being reported.
It was finally suspended on Tuesday with just half of its 60…