Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) quick bowler Pat Cummins has revealed how the franchise went again into lockdown after some staff members examined constructive for COVID-19 throughout IPL 2021.
In his newest vlog, Cummins was seen exchanging Take a look at jerseys with KKR teammate Shubman Gill together with snippets from his keep within the Maldives. The Aussie contingent headed to the Maldives after the T20 league was suspended as Australia had banned flyers from India.
The Australian gamers returned house as soon as the ban was lifted. After serving a two-week quarantine in a Sydney lodge, the gamers had an emotional reunion with their households.
Posting the vlog on his official YouTube channel, Pat Cummins gave followers a glimpse of what the gamers went via after the match was suspended. Within the video, he will be heard saying:
“It’s Might 3 and we’re again in isolation right here in Ahmedabad. Sadly, a few our gamers have examined constructive for COVID. Everyone seems to be being examined, the lodge employees is being examined each single day. We have now been examined principally each 48 hours.”
Pat Cummins is then seen exchanging his Take a look at jersey with Shubman Gill. The Indian teen made a powerful Take a look at debut Down Below towards the Aussie assault throughout the Boxing Day Take a look at final yr. Gill returned with scores of 45 and 35* within the sport.
Whereas exchanging jerseys with the Indian batsman, Pat Cummins revealed:
“Shubman’s Take a look at jersey. We mentioned we might swap on the finish of the Take a look at sequence and didn’t get an opportunity. He debuted at MCG, performed the final two Assessments on the SCG and the Gabba after that, batted superbly. Good pals, I mentioned we are going to swap over. We didn’t get an opportunity in Australia, so we introduced our jerseys to IPL.”
The Maldives was the one choice for us to go someplace with out quarantining: Pat Cummins
In his vlog, the Aussie pacer additionally admitted that the Australian contingent have been fortunate to fly to the Maldives from India after IPL 2021 was suspended and mentioned:
“The one choice on the earth for us to go someplace with out quarantining was right here within the Maldives. There are clearly worse spots on the earth. Actually fortunate to be right here.”
Within the video, Pat Cummins revealed that the gamers tried to maintain themselves match by doing operating and different workouts. He additionally shared clips with New Zealand captain Kane Williamson and fellow Aussie David Warner from the fitness center. The Kiwi contingent additionally headed to the Maldives from India together with the Australians.
The rest of IPL 2021 is about to be held within the UAE in September. In response to experiences, Pat Cummins and another abroad names are unlikely to function within the second half of the T20 league.
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