Vivo IPL 2021: CSK stimulator Josh Hazlewood retires from Vivo IPL 2021.
Vivo IPL 2021: The first Australian pacer who was part of the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) withdrew his name from the fourteenth edition of the Indian Premier League. The pacemaker said he wanted to stay fresh and in a good setting for Australia’s upcoming international schedule.
With this, he becomes the third Australian cricketer to retire after Josh Phillippe and Mitchell Marsh.
The 30-year-old cricketer has been in and out of bio-bubbles since last year’s IPL devices. Starting with the organic bubble of the Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2020 to enter the bubble of the Australian national teams. He said he wanted to be physically and mentally fit for the busy Australian year.
“It’s been a long 10 months in bubbles and 40s at different times, so I decided to take a break from cricket and spend some time at home and in Australia for the next two months,” said Hazlewood at cricket.com.au. “We also have a great winter ahead. The West Indies are going to be a long tour, with Bangladesh (T20 tour) potentially thrown in at the end.
“Play the T20 World Cup in October-November, then head to Ashes, so it’s big 12 months. I want to be mentally and physically fit and ready for all these matches so I have decided to retire. I think this decision suits me quite well.
Josh Hazlewood appeared in three CSK games last year in the UAE, as MS Dhoni used their domestic options with the combo of Sam Curran and Dwayne Bravo. This time, too, MS would go for domestic options with Deepak Chahar and Shardul Thakur on the cards with Sam Curran and Dwayne Bravo.
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