New Delhi: England head coach Chris Silverwood says that it is very difficult to tell players not to play in the IPL. Due to regular policy in England team, their top players are less likely to get rest during the 2021 IPL.
Silverwood speaks on players playing IPL
Silverwood said in a virtual dialogue with the media, ‘It is very difficult to tell players that you cannot play in the IPL. You cannot refuse the players for this. IPL is a big tournament of T20 ‘.
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He said, ‘I don’t think this is an issue because the players here play high level T20 cricket which gives us an advantage. Apart from this, players also benefit from playing in this tournament.
Players benefit from IPL
There is a buzz that all-rounder Ben Stokes, fast bowler Joffra Archer and wicketkeeper batsman Jose Butler will not be able to play in the Test series with New Zealand in June, as they will play the IPL. However, Chris Silverwood says he will choose a positive position.
Silverwood said, ‘I think people will get opportunities from this. I like that players make their debut and play well ‘.
The coach said that he wants a player like Moin Ali to be bought in the IPL auction. Silverwood said, ‘I want the players to do well. It would be better if they are taken in the IPL. I wish that players do well and understand the environment and improve as a player.