Michael Vaughan says the Ashes will be a farce if England cannot get travel exemptions for the families of players

Michael Vaughan says the Ashes will be a farce if England cannot get travel exemptions for the families of players

Michael Vaughan says the Ashes will be a farce if England cannot get travel exemptions for the families of players By political reporter James Glenday Former England Test cricket captain Michael Vaughan has doubled down on his stark warnings about this summer's Ashes series, claiming multiple visiting stars could decide to skip parts or even all of the tour Down Under unless the state and federal governments act soon. Key points: - Michael Vaughan says the busy schedule before the Ashes will lead to players boycotting if they cannot be with their families in Australia - Exemptions were made last summer for family members of India's touring side - Some Australia players have not gone to the Caribbean for a series against the West Indies Ahead of Friday's National Cabinet meeting, Vaughan urged Australia's politicians to announce they would grant the vaccinated families and partners of English cricketers exemptions from arrival caps and allow them to travel with the team around the nation. He said the packed cricket schedule meant multiple English players are facing the prospect of being away …
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