The cricket world has been left shocked by the information Australian legend Mike Hussey has reportedly examined positive for COVID-19.
The 45-year-old generally known as “Mr Cricket” is a batting coach for the Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League.
The Times of India reviews Hussey had turn out to be the primary Australian in the IPL bubble to take a look at positive.
“Hussey was tested and his sample came positive. We sent it for retesting but that has also come positive,” an IPL supply instructed the publication
The IPL was suspended on Tuesday evening after a number of gamers examined positive.
The Kolkata Knight Riders had been positioned in isolation after gamers Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier caught the virus, together with three employees members from the Super Kings.
The determination to suspended the competitors was made when Sunrisers Hyderabad wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha — a teammate of David Warner — fell sufferer to the virus.
Hussey is one in all a number of Australians trapped in the nation due to Scott Morrison’s determination to implement a tough border closure.
There are at the moment 30 Australian gamers, commentators, umpires and training employees taking part in the IPL with the likes of Steve Smith, Pat Cummins, David Warner and Ricky Ponting caught in the subcontinent.
Australians now face an unsure wait to get residence contemplating the Morrison authorities committing to the journey ban.
The Prime Minister introduced final week that Australian cricket gamers and coaches in India wouldn’t be given particular remedy.
“They’ve travelled there privately under their own arrangements. This wasn’t part of an Australian tour,” Morrison stated.
“And they’re under their own resources and they’ll be using those resources, I’m sure, to see them return to Australia in accordance with our own arrangements.”
IPL commentator and former Australian Test batter Michael Slater stated the Prime Minister has “blood on his hands” after making the choice.
Slater tweeted on Monday night: “If our Government cared for the safety of Aussies they would allow us to get home. It’s a disgrace!
“Blood in your arms PM. How dare you deal with us like this. How about you kind out quarantine system.
“I had government permission to work on the IPL but I now have government neglect.”
Slater flew to the Maldives on the weekend, the place he’ll wait till he can legally return residence. According to News Corp the opposite Australians in India are contemplating the same ploy with reviews additionally suggesting the gamers could order a constitution flight to Dubai.
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