Not comfortable in Delhi, Kane Williamson, 3 other Kiwis fly out to Maldives


Kane Williamson and three other New Zealanders on Friday flew to Maldives in a departure from their unique plan, as they weren’t feeling comfortable staying in COVID-19 hotspot Delhi.

Sunrisers Hyderabad captain Williamson, Chennai Super King’s Mitchell Santer and Royal Challenger Bangalore’s Kyle Jamison and CSK physio Tommy Simsek took a industrial flight to Maldives.

The 4 had been initially supposed to keep in Delhi in a mini bio-bubble until May 10 and take a flight to the UK forward of the Test collection in England and World Test Championship last towards India from June 18.

“Kane and few others from New Zealand were not feeling safe in Delhi because of the COVID situation there. That is why they decided to fly to Maldvies,” a Sunrisers Hyderabad official instructed PTI.

Another Test common Trent Boult has flown again to New Zealand with the remainder of the IPL contingent and can be a part of the staff in the UK after spending every week together with his household.

Though there’s a journey ban from India, New Zealand is permitting its residents to return residence with a compulsory two weeks quarantine.

The Australian contingent has additionally flown to Maldives after the suspension of the IPL as its authorities has banned entry of all travellers from India till May 15.

The IPL was suspended on Tuesday after a number of COVID-19 instances had been detected in its bio-bubble.


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