MS Dhoni IPL 2021 Chennai Super Kings started off on a very bad note. Australian bowler Josh Hazelwood has retired from CSK and the upcoming IPL will deal a big blow to Dhoni.
It is worth noting that on Wednesday, Mitchell Marsh withdrew from Sunsrisers Hyderabad for the 2021 IPL Championship. Prior to that, other Australian Josh Philip withdrew from the IPL 2021 Championship due to injury.
IPL 2021: CSK starts IPL 14 on a bad note, pacer Josh Hazlewood pulls out of IPL
The percussion player has been a part of various Biosecurity Bubbles from August 2020 to January this year with a very busy international season, the seasoned cricketer wants to give himself "the best chance to be mentally and physically prepared".
IPL 2021 – Josh Hazlewood pulls out of IPL: Hazelwood, who played three matches for the Chennai Super Kings in the 2020 IPL Championship, was expected to travel to India on April 1 for the link with the franchise. "It's been 10 long months of bubbles and quarantines at various times, so I decided to take a break from cricket and spend some time at home and in Australia for the next two months," Hazelwood told cricket.com.au.
"We also have a wonderful winter ahead of us. The West Indies will be a long journey, and the Bangladesh Tour (T20 Tour) will probably be launched at the end of that. Then the T20 World Cup will likely lead to Ashes, so it's a great 12 months, as does Australia." Always, I want to give myself the best chance to be mentally and physically prepared for this. This is the decision that I have made and it suits me perfectly. "
IPL 2021 – Jason Roy to replace Mitchell Marsh: Sunrisers Hyderabad took a heavy blow after Mitchell Marsh said he would withdraw from the Indian Premier League. But according to information from Sunrisers camp Hyderabad, English starter Jason Roy has been appointed by SRH as a substitute for Mitchell Marsh.
IPL 2021: Sunrisers Hyderabad announce, Jason Roy comes in as Mitchell Marsh pulls out of IPL
Under the latest IPL Covid-19 protocol, the 29-year-old Australian cricketer will have to go through a seven-day quarantine as well as a 50-day biological bubble, which he found too restrictive.