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  Sports   10 May 2021  West Indies players in IPL are back home: Reports

West Indies players in IPL are back home: Reports

ROZANA SPOKESMAN
Published May 10, 2021, 11:16 am IST
Updated May 10, 2021, 11:16 am IST
All the Caribbean players, who participated in the currently postponed Indian Premier League, have reached home
Sunil Narine and Andre Russell
 Sunil Narine and Andre Russell

Kingston: All the Caribbean players, who participated in the currently postponed Indian Premier League, have reached home following concerted efforts by the BCCI and their respective franchises, Cricket West Indies CEO Johnny Grave has said.

The IPL had to be postponed on May 4 after multiple Covid-19 cases came to light inside the tournament's bio-bubble which wasn't as foolproof as the last edition in the UAE.

Top West Indies players like their white-ball captain Kieron Pollard, Jason Holder, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo, Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, and Fabien Allen were a part of the league. In all, nine West Indies cricketers competed in the event.

"Our IPL players, along with the West Indians who were part of the TV production, are now safely back in the Caribbean. We are grateful to the BCCI and IPL Franchises for arranging their safe travel back to the Caribbean so quickly," Cricket West Indies tweeted.

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