IPL 2021: CSK signal Jason Behrendorff as substitute for Josh Hazlewood

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Chennai Tremendous Kings signal Australia’s Jason Behrendorff as substitute for Josh Hazlewood.

Chennai Tremendous Kings have roped in Australian pacer Jason Behrendorff as substitute for Josh Hazlewood, who withdrew from the match earlier this month.

The left-arm fast has featured in 11 ODIs and 7 T20Is to this point. That is Behrendorff’s second IPL workforce, having represented Mumbai Indians in 2019 the place he performed 5 matches and picked as many wickets.

The official web site of the Indian Premier League confirmed the event.

Hazlewood was to depart with different Australia’s IPL-bound gamers and be a part of CSK however determined to skip the cash-rich league, which is able to begin on April 9 and go on until Might 30, and spend time at residence for the subsequent two months.

The 30-year-old performed three video games for CSK within the IPL final season when the match was staged within the UAE in late 2020.

“It has been a protracted 10 months in bubbles and quarantine at totally different occasions, so I made a decision to have a relaxation from cricket and spend a while at residence and in Australia within the subsequent two months,” Hazlewood was quoted as saying by cricket.com.au.

“We have an enormous winter forward. The West Indies goes to be a protracted tour, with Bangladesh (T20 tour) doubtlessly thrown on the top of that. Then doubtlessly the T20 World Cup main into the Ashes, so it is a large 12 months.

“Because it all the time is with Australia, and I wish to give myself the perfect likelihood to be mentally and bodily prepared for that,” he had mentioned.

Chennai Tremendous Kings start their marketing campaign within the 2021 version in opposition to earlier yr’s finalists Delhi Capitals on April 10 in Mumbai.

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