New Delhi: Players from all over the world are eager to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL). The reason behind this is the wealth and fame they get from this league. Meanwhile, England star cricketer Jos Buttler has admitted on Tuesday that the economic benefits from the IPL contract cannot be ignored.
‘ECB didn’t stop playing IPL’
Jos Buttler said that the ECB never asked him to stay out of the IPL to play a Test series against New Zealand. Let me tell you that the British media has criticized him a lot about the possibility of Butler (Jos Buttler) being left out of the Test series against New Zealand. Butler said during a press conference, ‘Nothing of this sort happened to me. I do not know about other players. I think before the announcement of the Test series against New Zealand, there was a contract to play in the IPL.
Financial help is provided from IPL
Butler (Jos Buttler) said that the IPL gives a lot of financial help and some players can also skip the Test series against New Zealand if the dates clash with the IPL. He said, ‘We all know the benefits of IPL. It is a big tournament and it earns a lot. It also gives experience. The schedule is difficult and there is no balance. The ECB and the players are trying to balance.
Please tell that before this year’s IPL auction, Butler (Jos Buttler) was retained by Rajasthan Royals in his team. Butler (Jos Buttler) has played 58 IPL matches since 2016. During this time, he has scored 1714 runs at an average of 35 and a strike rate of around 150. Butler’s best score in the IPL is an unbeaten 95 runs. 12 players from England will participate in this year’s IPL.