In a giant blow for Chennai Tremendous Kings simply 9 days forward of the start of IPL 2021, Australian pacer Josh Hazlewood pulled out of the match to spend a while together with his household forward of a busy worldwide season forward.
In an interview with Cricket Australia, Josh Hazlewood defined. The 30-year-old pacer mentioned, “It has been 10 months, dwelling at completely different instances within the bio bubble. In such a state of affairs, I need to take a break from cricket for a short while and, spend a while with household at dwelling. I need to keep in Australia for the subsequent 2 months at dwelling. ”
Hazlewood additional mentioned that he must be mentally and bodily put together for a gruelling worldwide season and staying away from IPL this season will assist him do this.
“Subsequent is the winter season of cricket, by which we now have to take an extended tour of the West Indies. Then Bangladesh tour after which T20 World Cup. Ashes once more. Which means the subsequent 12 months are going to be very busy. In such a state of affairs, I need to give myself full alternatives to be mentally and bodily ready. So I made a decision to interrupt away from IPL 2021,” he mentioned.
Hazlewood turns into the second Aussie participant to drag out after Sunrisers Hyderabad’s Mitchell Marsh additionally wished a while off.