IPL 2020: “Hard To Plan Anything” Says Aaron Finch

Limited overs captain Aaron Finch admits that Australia's changing travel advisory is making life difficult particularly for players with IPL contracts due to the global pandemic. Read below to know more.

19th March 2020 | 11:17 AM (IST)
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Australian captains Tim Paine and Aaron Finch have spoken about the coronavirus pandemic and how it has affected the country's cricketers. Finch, the team's limited overs captain said that Australia's travel advisory released on Tuesday leaves things unclear for those in the country who have Indian Premier League (IPL) teams contracts.

The IPL's 2020 season has been postponed and will  begin from April 15 and Finch, who has been signed up for this season by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), said that under the circumstances, it's hard to plan anything.

While speaking to a daily, Finch said, We've never seen anything like this.” He further added, “That (travel advice) has changed over the last couple of hours. That could change in two weeks or three weeks, it's hard to plan anything. But it's just about making sure everyone around you personally is safe and you're doing everything you can to stop the spread.”

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Paine said that while he'd love to be playing for Tasmania in the Sheffield Shield now, but the shutdown is bigger than cricket for reasons right now.

Paine said, “I realize it's tough but it's something we should all take very seriously. I would love to be playing for Tasmania right now in the hunt for the Sheffield Shield final and there's no doubt our Australian men's team would love to be in Hobart trying to win back the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy. Certainly, our female world champion team would love to be in South Africa.”

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19th March 2020 | 11:17 AM (IST)
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