C IPL The resumption of 2021 in the UAE in September, BCCI received another blow, as the Australian star decided not to play in the remaining matches of the Kolkata Knight Riders, the Australian daily Sydney Morning Herald reported.
“David Warner and Pat Cummins may take a break from touring the West Indies for family reasons – others could follow him after a grueling year in a few balloons – and Cummins, despite a multimillion-dollar IPL deal, has already said he will not return to the T20 this season. ” said the report.
The news comes after the official representative of England and Wales in cricket (ECB) Ashley Giles said that the English players may not play in the tournament later this year due to a strict international calendar.
The suspended 14th edition of the IPL is likely to be played in the UAE in a window from September 15 to October 15 with the Cricket Control Board of India (BCCI), which is watching a 25-day window for the money-rich league.
“We will have to give a break to some of these boys at some point. But the intention to give a break to boys, say, in Bangladesh, will not be for them to go and play cricket elsewhere,” Giles was quoted as saying by ESPNcricinfo. saying. “We have to keep up with our schedule now, so we make our boys arrive in the best possible shape for the T20 World Cup and the ashes, “he added.