IPL 2021: Delhi team is second in the table.
Ricky Ponting described the bio bubble of IPL 2021 as safe. But said that in the midst of the growing case of Corona, players are constantly being talked to. Ponting is the coach of the IPL team Delhi Capitals.
He told the Delhi Capitals YouTube channel, ‘In this IPL, the situation is being talked about more from outside than inside the field. We are the safest in the country, because it is the safest bio bubble. Ricky Ponting said, ‘I keep asking the players at breakfast what is going on outside and whether their families are safe or not. This is very important. In such a situation people can be kept happy through IPL and cricket.
It is difficult to meet family even after passing
Ricky Ponting said, ‘Delhi Capitals is like a big family for us. It is difficult for the players to stay away from family and I cannot think of putting myself in that situation. Ravichandran Ashwin of Delhi has decided to leave the league midway to help the family battling Corona. Ponting said without naming Ashwin, ‘The players are in Chennai, but cannot meet their family. it’s really hard. We hope everyone is safe outside.Also read: PBKS vs KKR: Punjab gives Chris Jordan a chance, know the playing of both teams 11
Many players have returned home
Earlier, Australia’s Andrew Tye, Adam Jampa and Ken Richardson have left the tournament. Fearing growing cases of Corona virus in India, these three players have decided to withdraw their names from this tournament. Both Adam Zampa and Ken Richards were part of Royal Challengers Bangalore, captained by Virat Kohli in the IPL. Liam Livingstone of England also withdrew from the tournament a few days ago citing bio bubble fatigue.