No financial loss for Australian cricketers:
Australia players will be free in September. It means that players of Australia can be available in September for being the part of the remainder of 14th tournament of IPL. BCCI can manage to conduct the remainder of IPL 2021 in the small window before the T20 World Cup.
There will no financial loss for Australian cricketers. IPL bound Australian players will be receiving payments of $18 million even if they do not play the remainder of IPL 2021.They should be thankful to their insurance policies.
COVID-19 cases were increasing in India day by day at very high rate. The Board of Control for Cricket in India and the IPL Governing Council took decision to suspend the IPL indefinitely because of increasing Covid-19 cases inside the bio-bubble.
Sourav Ganguly , Board president stated about doing a “post-mortem” and looking behind the reasons of occurrence of such a breach despite of strict regulations in place. It is now understood that there were few incidents like primarily travelling to cities owing to the cluster-caravan model. These incidents would have been responsible for contribution of spread of COVID-19 virus inside the bio-secure environment.
BCCI is currently mulling over all possible windows for the conduction of the remainder of 14th tournament of IPL. As per the BCCI’s early estimates abolishing of 14th tournament of IPL can be a whopping INR 2500 Crore.
Ruling out any possibility of conducting remainder of the tournament in India, Sourav Ganguly informed in a recent interaction that IPL 2021 cannot be conducted in India. There are two reasons for it, first is India’s tour to Sri Lanka and second is the difficult quarantine management
The Board’s quest to stage the remainder of IPL 2021 goes on and the voices from other countries about prioritizing international commitments about the rescheduled IPL 2021 have also started to come in.
England men’s director of cricket, Ashley Giles, mentioned the “full FTP schedule” from June onward. It is the first indication that the English players may not be part of the tournament, no matter when the tournament is rescheduled to.
There will be no financial loss for Australian cricketers. Many cricketers from Australia possess a fat IPL contract. However, since 2011, all franchises have started insurance policies for their players if they miss the tournament because of any reason. Cancellation of the tournament is also a part of the policies, which comes as a big relief for the players. They will be receiving their full payments even if they do not return to play.
Australian cricketers will be having busy schedule as they have to play against Afghanistan in a one-off test in November.