Michael Vaughan says England players may not make Ashes tour if families are barred

Former Test captain warns of potentially farcical series Calls on Australian government to issue travel exemptions

Former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan has warned that the upcoming Ashes series in Australia could descend into farce if the families of England players are not allowed into the country.

With the visiting team facing a gruelling months-long schedule likely to be subject to a host of pandemic-related restrictions, Vaughan said some players may choose not to make the trip if they cannot see their loved ones for such a long time.

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