IPL stars Jofra Archer, Steve Smith and Tom Curran in hazmat suits as England and Aussie aces fly into UAE

JOFRA ARCHER, Steve Smith and Tom Curran were dressed to not impress – as they turned up for the IPL in hazmat suits.

With the Covid-19 pandemic running out of control globally, the cricketers took no chances as they flew in for the start of the Indian Premier League.

The suits, which looked like they could have been used had there been a nuclear fallout, caused quite a stir.

Former Australia Test captain Smith, England paceman Archer and seamer Curran are all playing for Rajasthan Royals.

England's Jos Buttler has also been signed by the Royals.

They were pictured in their hotel in the boiler suits.

Cricket stars from England and Australia headed to the UAE for the start of the much-anticipated IPL.

The tournament was switched from India as the the pandemic is out of control in the sub-continent.

The England stars flew in on a private jet from Manchester.

Ben Stokes is also set to play.

He is currently in New Zealand as his father is ill.

All players must isolate for 14 days on arrival.

The other England players taking part in the IPL from September 19 until November 10 are: Sam Curran (Chennai Super Kings), Chris Jordan (Kings XI Punjab), Moeen Ali (Royal Challengers Bangalore),Jonny Bairstow (Sunrisers Hyderabad), Tom Banton and Eoin Morgan (Kolkata Knight Riders).

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