Australian IPL cricketers in limbo as foreign contingent to start returning home after league suspension

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Australian cricketers in India are trying to work out their next moves following the IPL suspension, as David Warner shares his daughter's drawing asking him to come home and Pat Cummins says the federal government's travel ban is causing "anxiety".
Australian cricketers in India are sharing their frustration at being in limbo following the Indian Premier League's (IPL) abrupt suspension, as a senior Indian cricket board (BCCI) official confirms the tournament's foreign contingent will start leaving for home today.

Key points: Australia has banned travellers from India, including its own citizens, from entering the country until May 15

Australia has banned travellers from India, including its own citizens, from entering the country until May 15 There are 40 Australian players, coaches, staff and broadcasters still in India after the competition's sudden suspension due to COVID-19 concerns

There are 40 Australian players, coaches, staff and broadcasters still in India after the competition's sudden suspension due to COVID-19 concerns Indian cricket officials confirm that they will help foreign cricketers in the IPL to return home beginning on Wednesday

Several top international cricketers are scrambling to return home after the Twenty20 tournament was suspended indefinitely on Tuesday, amid a number of positive tests at IPL franchises.

"We have been working on their travel plans in consultation with their respective boards so that each of them reach home safely," the BCCI official said requesting anonymity.

"Some of them will return home tomorrow."

IPL Chairman Brijesh Patel said the league would facilitate a smooth passage for all the foreigners.

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