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KKR’s Pat Cummins won’t return for remainder of IPL 2021 in UAE: Report | Cricket News – Times of India


SYDNEY: The resumption of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has been delivered one more blow as Australia pacer Pat Cummins wouldn’t be heading to the UAE to participate in the remaining matches for the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
According to a report in the Sydney Morning Herald, Cummins has already made it clear that he wouldn’t be participating in the remainder of the IPL; nonetheless, there isn’t a cause given for his resolution.
“David Warner and Pat Cummins could be rested from the West Indies tour because of family reasons – others could follow after a draining year in several bubbles – and Cummins, despite a multimillion-dollar IPL contract, has already said he will not return to the T20 tournament this season,” acknowledged the report.

Earlier, Ashley Giles, the managing director of the England males’s group, had stated that the England and Wales Cricket (ECB) aren’t planning to vary their schedule for the IPL.
The suspended 14th version of the IPL is more likely to be accomplished in the UAE in the September 15 to October 15 window, with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) taking a look at a 25-day window for the 31 remaining matches of the money-wealthy league.
The leaue was suspended indefinitely on May 4 after a number of Covid-19 circumstances throughout groups.
“We are going to have to give some of these guys a break at some point. But the intention of giving guys a break for, say, Bangladesh, wouldn’t be for them to go and play cricket elsewhere,” ESPNcricinfo quoted Giles as saying.
“We have to manage our schedule now, so we get our guys arriving in the best shape possible for the T20 World Cup and the Ashes,” he added.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday introduced it can full the remaining matches of the IPL 2021 season in the UAE.
In an official launch, the board stated that the choice to maneuver the event to UAE has been taken contemplating the monsoon season in India.
The resolution was taken on the BCCI’s Special General Meeting (SGM) held just about on Saturday, the place members unanimously agreed to renew the IPL.
“The BCCI SGM further authorised the office bearers to seek an extension of time from the ICC to take an appropriate call on the hosting of ICC T20 World Cup 2021,” the BCCI press launch moreover stated.



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