Australian players returning home after leaving the Indian Premier League (IPL) are in big trouble, they can be jailed
Afraid of the second wave of Covid-19 in India, some foreign players have returned home, leaving the IPL in the middle. Australian players may now find their decision overwhelming. their return will be difficult Because in Australia these days there are some strict rules about India. A report says that if these players return, they can be jailed, not only fines.
A report by the ‘Sydney Morning Herald states that the federal government is considering legal action against and against anyone entering Australia from India. Currently, 14 Australian cricketers are playing the Indian Premier League (IPL) in India. These include top players such as David Warner, Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell, and Pat Cummins.
Apart from this, Australians are also part of the various IPL franchise coaching/support staff and TV commentary team. They include Ricky Ponting, David Hussey, Brett Lee, and Matthew Hayden, etc.
The SMH report said that the government could, under the current circumstances, term the acts of emigrants from India a crime and sentenced to a maximum penalty of $ 66,000 or a jail term of five years.
36,000 Australians are trapped overseas. There are 9,000 Australians in India, including players participating in the IPL and coaching staff.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has previously said that since the players have gone to India privately for the IPL, they will have to ensure their return on their own.