The 13th edition of Indian Premier League is all set to take place at the UAE from September 19th. The players of all the franchises are expected to reach Dubai by the end of August. The players will be tested for Coronavirus and will enter the bio-bubble.
On Friday, the England Cricket Board and Australia Cricket Board confirmed that they will be going ahead with a limited-overs series consists of three ODIs and three T20Is. The series will begin on September 4th and will go on till September 16th. This means the players will be missing out the IPL first week as it is mandatory to self-quarantine for at least a week before entering the IPL’s bio-bubble.
Players who are all set to miss the first week of the IPL:
Mumbai Indians: None
Chennai Super Kings: Josh Hazlewood, Sam Curran (If picked in the England squad)
Kolkata Knight Riders: Pat Cummins, Eoin Morgan, Tom Banton (If picked in the England squad)
Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner, Jonny Bairstow, Mitchell Marsh
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Moeen Ali, Aaron Finch, Joshua Philippe, Kane Richardson
Delhi Capitals: Jason Roy, Alex Carey, Marcus Stoinis, Chris Woakes (Already pulled out of IPL 2020)
Rajasthan Royals: Jos Buttler, Steve Smith, Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes, Andrew Tye, Tom Curran
Kings XI Punjab: Glenn Maxwell