The BCCI authorities have ensured the IPL franchises from the participation of most of the foreign players.
Most Australian cricketers are expected to take part in the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) second leg. Earlier, Pat Cummins, who plays for the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), said he will not return for the second. half of the tournament which will be played in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), possibly from September 18-20 to October 10-15.
Earlier, according to speculation, Australians were a little worried about going through the hassle of bio-secure bubbles after facing unrest in India. However, for the moment, talks are on hold.
Recently, a number of Australian cricketers withdrew from the West Indies and Bangladesh tour after citing personal reasons. He understands Glenn maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Daniel Sams, Kane Richardson and Jhye Richardson among others.
Aaron Finch hits hard against IPL-linked players
Earlier, Aaron Finch, the Australian skipper of the ODI and T20I, had blasted his teammates for prioritizing the IPL over national tasks. The captain was a bit surprised after keeping Australia’s workload in mind over the next few months.
“The other guys – I was a little surprised. I chatted with them all – a little surprised but it’s also understandable… but I wish they were there, ”Finch said on SEN Radio, as quoted by cricket.com.au.
“I think they would have a hard time justifying going back and playing this second half of the IPL. Simply based on the workload ahead with a T20 World Cup and a huge home summer. It’s really difficult.
“It’s a tough situation that everyone has been put into, but personally I would have a hard time doing it knowing how difficult it is and how mentally difficult it is, as well as for your family. That’s what I would think, “he added.
In the meantime, the authorities of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have secured the IPL franchises from the participation of most of the foreign players. Recently the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have been clear in saying that English players will focus on international cricket.
However, if the reports are to be believed, the BCCI is in talks with the ECB to allow the participation of English cricketers. The exact status of participating foreign players will be known around July 15th.