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.
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