London: It is difficult for England cricketers who took part in IPL 2021 to get a place in the Test series against New Zealand as the board does not want to play them directly from the abode without practice.
This means that players like Jose Butler, Johnny Bairstow, Chris Woakes, Sam Curren and Moeen Ali will not be able to play a two-Test series against New Zealand from June 2.
The player may suffer a loss
In fact, the segregation of the returning players will end at the end of this week, while there is only two weeks left for the first Test against the Lodgers.
According to a BBC Sports report, “there is very little time left for the IPL players. This means that players like Olly Robinson, Craig Overton and James Brasse may get a chance.
According to ‘The Independent’ report, ‘not getting the practice of Test cricket is a matter of concern. Other players have been playing the county championship for several weeks.
Head coach Chris Silverwood will call a meeting of the selection committee on Tuesday.
Earlier, Ashley Giles, managing director of England Men’s Cricket, indicated that it was difficult for players returning from suspended IPL to play a Test series against New Zealand.
Let us know that 11 England cricketers took part in the IPL. The IPL was postponed indefinitely on May 4 due to a corona infection in the bio bubble.