Eight of 11 English players featuring in the IPL are BACK in London and are beginning 10-day quarantine at Heathrow Airport… but Eoin Morgan, Dawid Malan and Chris Jordan are yet to leave India following tournament’s suspension on Tuesday
Eight of England’s 11 Indian Premier League players returned to Heathrow this morning and are beginning a 10-day hotel quarantine, the England and Wales Cricket Board has announced.
World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan, Dawid Malan and Chris Jordan have yet to leave India following the tournament’s postponement on Tuesday but are expected back by the end of the week.
As soon as the competition was suspended, with coronavirus surging through the population and three separate franchises reporting positive cases inside their bubbles, there was a scramble to access flights back to London.
Jos Buttler, Chris Woakes, Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Billings, Moeen Ali and Sam and Tom Curran were all successful in securing bookings.
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Jos Buttler was among the eight English players to return to Heathrow airport this morning