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McClenaghan returns home to hilarious self-isolation note from wife

McClenaghan IPL
by Wisden Staff 2 minute read

New Zealand fast bowler Mitchell McClenaghan, who left the Pakistan Super League, returned home to a hilarious note from his wife, as he prepared to enter into a 14-day self-isolation period.

McClenaghan, who represents Karachi Kings in the PSL, played just one game before heading home, only to find out that his wife had gone to her parents’ house, in a bid to avoid coming in contact with the travelling cricketer, amidst concerns following the global outbreak of the novel coronavirus, Covid-19.

“When you start to get frustrated, just think,” the note read, “it could be worse… 

“At least you’re not stuck inside with your wife!!”

McClenaghan shared a picture of the note on social media platform Twitter, with the words, “Straight home into isolation, get home to this note from my legendary wife who’s gone to stay with her parents for a few weeks. See you guys in 14 days.”

The novel coronavirus has caused a global shutdown of activities, with sports events among the most prominent, as local authorities, in keeping with the World Health Organisation’s health guidelines, are seeking to put a clampdown on large gatherings of people in a bid to contain the virus’ spread.

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