‘It’s a dire situation’: Candice Warner says she anxiously waits for husband David to return home from Covid-ravaged India … and worries about his mother Lorraine ahead of Mother’s Day
Candice Warner has shared her fears for her cricket star husband David as he remains stranded in India amid the country’s ‘second wave’ Covid crisis after being ousted as captain of his Indian Premier League team on Saturday.
The glamorous WAG said she was counting down the days until he can come home.
“It is a dire situation in India and we are really looking forward to having him back home safely as soon as he can be back,” said the 36-year-old former Ironwoman. The Daily Telegraph on Thursday.
‘It’s a dire situation’: Candice Warner, 36, (pictured) has admitted anxiously waiting for husband David to return home from Covid-ravaged India
But while Candice remains calm despite the escalating health crisis in India, she admits she is concerned about how his mother Lorraine is coping.
“ Mothers worry … so it’s always important that we’re just there for each other, ” she said, explaining that she intended to visit Lorraine on Mother’s Day while David is away.
Candice said she’s no stranger to celebrating Mother’s Day without her husband – who regularly travels abroad for sporting commitments.
‘Mothers Do Worry’: But while the former Ironwoman remains calm despite the escalating health crisis in India, she admits to being concerned about how his mother Lorraine (left) is dealing with it. In the photo on the right: David Warner
‘It’s not forever and you just deal with it’: Candice said she’s no stranger to celebrating Mother’s Day without her husband – who regularly travels abroad for sporting commitments.
‘David is always gone this time of year, so it’s generally Mother’s Day all the time, just with me and the girls. It’s not forever and you just have to deal with it, ”the mother of three said.
It comes after David shared a heartbreaking message from his three young girls, begging their father to come home from India.
He uploaded a poignant drawing of his young family with a handwritten note from his oldest daughter, Ivy Mae, to Instagram.
Batsman beleaguered: David remains stranded in India amid country’s ‘second wave’ Covid crisis after being dropped as captain of his Indian Premier League team on Saturday
‘Daddy, please come home right away. We miss you very much and love you. Love from Ivy, Indi and Isla, ‘the six-year-old wrote.
The note also included a drawing of the family surrounded by red love hearts.
‘My beautiful Ivy. So much love, ‘he wrote with the note.
Heartbreaking: It comes after David shared a note from his daughter Ivy while stranded in India
The Test batsman is one of a number of Australian cricketers facing an uncertain future and stranded in India as the Indian Premier League has been suspended and several players are testing positive for Covid-19.
Another 9,000 Aussies are also trapped in the virus-ravaged country, which has seen 20 million cases of coronavirus and hospitals are at breaking point.
On Tuesday, the IPL announced the immediate suspension of the big-money tournament featuring many of the world’s best players, acknowledging that if the seven-week competition continued, it could “ put lives at risk. ”
David and his Sunrisers Hyderabad teammates have been ambushed after one of their players, Wriddhiman Saha, returned a positive COVID-19 test on Tuesday.
Stranded: David remains separated from his family at home in Australia. David is depicted with wife Candice and their two eldest daughters Indi and Ivy Mae