New Delhi; NEW: the Deccan opener Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler, Royals, and Kings XI Punjab’s David Malani has withdrawn from the second phase of the IPL 2021.
This is a big blow for Rajasthan, as they already have Joffra Archer and Ben Stokes out of the squad. Malan has withdrawn from the IPL to allow time for his family before the Twenty20 World Cup and Ashes series. He will be replaced by Aidan Markram from Punjab Kings.
The fifth Test of India’s tour of England was canceled. The decision was taken after Indian team physio Yogesh Parmar’s corona report came back positive. The Indian team took a 2-1 lead in the series, But the fifth Test had to be canceled as Corona was found sick.