New Delhi: The second half of the Indian Premier League 2021 is starting from September 19 in the UAE. This tournament was earlier held in India in April itself, but due to the increasing cases of corona virus, it was stopped midway. Before the resumption of IPL, Chennai Super Kings, captained by Mahendra Singh Dhoni, has suffered a major setback.
Bad news for CSK
Just before the start of IPL, a bad news has come for the three-time champions CSK. Some of CSK’s star players may be out of IPL. Actually the England team will reach Pakistan on 9 October for the T20 series against Pakistan. For this two-match series, England players will leave the IPL playoffs and go midway. Dhoni’s team CSK will suffer the most in this sequence.
These two players will be out
Actually 10 players from England will come to play the second half of IPL and 9 of them are part of their World Cup team, which will also go on Pakistan tour. The best all-rounders like Moeen Ali and Sam Curran will have to return from the CSK team. Ali and Curran had led CSK to victory in many matches in the first half of the IPL.
Apart from Moeen and Sam Curran, Tom Curran (Delhi Capitals), Liam Livingstone (Rajasthan Royals), Eoin Morgan (KKR), Adil Rashid (Punjab Kings), Chris Jordan (Punjab Kings), Sam Billings (Delhi Capitals) and Jason Roy (Sunrisers Hyderabad) can also be out of the knockout matches of IPL. All these players are very important for the Pakistan tour. The England team will play a warm-up match for the T20 World in the UAE immediately after the series against Pakistan.
IPL will start again from September 19
IPL 2021 was once again held in India after almost two years. After half of this tournament was over, the second wave of corona virus spread in India. Seeing this, lakhs of people started getting infected every day in India due to this epidemic, after which the IPL was stopped midway on 4 May. But now this big tournament is once again starting in UAE from 19th September. The first match on this date will be between Mumbai Indians and CSK.