IPL 2021: Josh Hazlewood out of IPL, fans say ‘Cheteshwar Pujara effect’ in Chennai Super Kings

Australian paceman Josh Hazlewood determined to drag out of the upcoming version of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and virtually instantly Cheteshwar Pujara began trending on social media and netizens had been fast to say that India’s Test match batting mainstay was the rationale behind the Australian pacer’s resolution to withdraw from the T20 event. 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 taking place 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 drag out of the event. “Hazlewood is very smart. So that he need not bowl to Pujara in nets,” stated one other consumer on Twitter. 

Here are some of the favored tweets…



On Wednesday, a video of Pujara hitting sixes during a CSK training 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 in the nets. 

“This is what happens when you see Pujara batting in nets,” stated one consumer on social media.  

Hazlewood has pulled out of IPL as he ‘received drained of bio-bubbles’. He additionally stated that he desires to spend a while together 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,” 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. 

Hazlewood and Pujara have had gruelling contests in the center in the final two India-Australia sequence. 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 in the event opener. CSK will play its first match on April 10 towards Rishabh Pant-led Delhi Capitals on the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

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