Pujara and Hazlewood had been slated to share the dressing room for Chennai Super Kings (CSK), however with the Aussie pacer pulling out, this may not be occurring this season.
“Josh Hazlewood has opted out of IPL, tired of bowling Pujara in nets,” wrote one consumer on Twitter.
Another consumer was fast to say that Hazlewood was sensible to tug out of the event.
“Hazlewood is very smart. So that he need not bowl to Pujara in nets” mentioned one other consumer on Twitter.
On Wednesday, a video of Pujara hitting sixes throughout a CSK coaching session went viral on social media, and plenty of customers on Twitter introduced up that video to say Hazlewood received scared of bowling to Pujara within the nets.
“This is what happens when you see Pujara batting in nets,” mentioned one consumer on Twitter.
Hazlewood has pulled out of IPL as he “got tired of bio-bubbles”. He additionally mentioned that he needs to spend a while along with his household.
“It’s been a long 10 months in bubbles and quarantine at different times, so I decided to have a rest from cricket and spend some time at home and in Australia in the next two months. We’ve got a big winter ahead too. The West Indies is going to be a long tour, with Bangladesh T20 tour potentially thrown on the end of that,” cricket.com.au quoted Hazlewood as saying.
“Then potentially the T20 World Cup leading into the Ashes, so it’s a big 12 months, as it always is with Australia, and I want to give myself the best chance to be mentally and physically ready for that. That’s the decision I’ve made, and it sits pretty well with me,” he added.
Former Australia spinner Brad Hogg mentioned that Chennai Super Kings (CSK) don’t want to fret about Josh Hazlewood pulling out of this yr’s Indian Premier League (IPL) as additionally they have Lungi Ngidi of their squad.
“CSK had a brilliant bowling line up with Hazlewood in it, but one man doesn’t make a team, Ngidi will fill that void with the Australian pulling out. #CSK looking fairly strong this year. #IPL2021,” tweeted Hogg.
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After India had gained the Border-Gavaskar Trophy towards Australia 2-1 earlier this yr, India fielding coach R Sridhar had revealed how he heard Hazlewood getting drained of bowling to Pujara.
Chatting with spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on the latter’s YouTube channel, Sridhar revealed how the Aussie fast was in no temper of watching Pujara’s batting movies within the dressing room.
“I received some information from the Australian dressing room where they were analysing Pujara’s batting. Hazlewood apparently threw his cap down and said — Enough of me seeing Pujara again. I have seen enough on the field,” Sridhar informed Ashwin.
Hazlewood and Pujara have had gruelling contests within the center within the final two India-Australia collection. Both gamers have loved success towards one another at some stage.
IPL 2021 is slated to begin on April 9 with defending champions Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) locking horns within the event opener. CSK will play its first match on April 10 towards Rishabh Pant-led Delhi Capitals on the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.