South African players who played in the Indian Premier League (IPL) will have to quarantine in their own homes once they return to their country, Cricket South Africa (CSA) said on Tuesday.
The 2021 IPL was postponed indefinitely on Tuesday after a number of positive Covid-19 tests emerged as part of the tournament’s bio-bubble in Ahmedabad and Delhi.
“CSA supports the decision to put the health and safety of everyone involved in the tournament first and has liaised with all relevant franchises to ensure that all South African players and support staff travel quickly back to our shores,” CSA said. .
“Those traveling back to South Africa will be subjected to home quarantine in accordance with current World Health Organization recommendations. The CSA and the South African Cricket Association (SACA) are in contact with all players and are confident in their safety and comfort. their respective places, “he said.