Delhi Capitals’ Chris Woakes withdrew from IPL 2021 on Monday.© BCCI/IPL
England all-rounder Chris Woakes has opened up on his resolution to withdraw from the rest of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 which will get underway on Sunday. The all-rounder who was set to symbolize Delhi Capitals, has mentioned that his potential workload within the upcoming T20 World Cup and Ashes, he determined to withdraw from the cash-rich league. “With the World Cup and the Ashes, it might have been an excessive amount of in a brief area of time. I might have cherished to have been a part of the IPL however one thing has to offer,” the Guardian quoted Woakes as saying.
The Delhi Capitals gamers who had been a part of the Indian squad for the Test sequence towards England landed in Dubai safely on Sunday for the second half of the IPL 2021.
The gamers, together with Rishabh Pant, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ajinkya Rahane, Ishant Sharma, Axar Patel, Prithvi Shaw and Umesh Yadav, underwent Covid assessments upon arrival in Dubai.
“The gamers might be serving a 6-day onerous quarantine, as per IPL protocols, throughout which they are going to be examined thrice. Thereafter, the gamers will be a part of the remainder of the Delhi Capitals squad, who’re already a part of the bio-bubble,” mentioned Delhi Capitals in its official assertion.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had knowledgeable all franchises that each participant coming in from the UK must endure six days of onerous quarantine earlier than they be a part of the present staff bubbles in UAE for the resumption of the 2021 version of the IPL.
The 14th season, which was postponed in May this yr within the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, will resume on September 19 in Dubai with a blockbuster conflict between Chennai Super Kings and defending champions Mumbai Indians.
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