IPL 2021: Jos Buttler to miss UAE leg for birth of child | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: England wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler will miss the second leg of the Indian Premier League due to the approaching birth of his second child, his group Rajasthan Royals introduced on Saturday.
The second leg of the T20 league, which was suspended in May due to the rising COVID-19 instances in India and a number of instances within the IPL bio-bubble, is scheduled to happen in UAE from September 19.
“Jos Buttler will not be part of the remainder of #IPL2021, as he and Louise are expecting a second child soon. We wish them well, and can’t wait for the newest member of the #RoyalsFamily,” the franchise tweeted.

The Royals can even be with out the service of star England pacer Jofra Archer, who has been dominated out for the remaining of the yr due to a recurrence of a stress fracture of his proper elbow.
“The franchise wishes Jofra Archer good health and a swift recovery,” the franchise mentioned in an announcement.
The Royals have signed New Zealand high-order wicketkeeper-batsman Glenn Phillips, who’s at present half of Barbados Royals franchise within the Caribbean Premier League.
The 24-yr-outdated represents Auckland in New Zealand’s home cricket, and made his worldwide debut for nationwide aspect throughout a bilateral T20I collection towards South Africa in 2017.
The high-order batsman has 506 runs to his identify in 25 T20Is with a strike charge of 149.70, and has additionally been concerned in numerous cricket leagues world wide, most just lately in The Hundred and the CPL.
The Royals had been positioned fifth within the factors desk earlier than the league was suspended. They have three wins from seven matches.

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