new Delhi: England captain Joe Root is batting in Test cricket. This cricketer has made a brilliant double century on the land of Sri Lanka and India. In such a situation, the fans were hoping that they would definitely be a part of IPL 2021, but they decided to distance themselves from this mega T20 league.
Distance from IPL due to busy schedule
Joe Root is present in India at the moment. This will be the third consecutive time when he will not be a part of the world’s most famous T20 league. Root has decided that he will not play in IPL 2021, given the busy schedule of England’s national cricket team.
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Decision was not easy
On the eve of the second Test match between India and England (IND vs ENG), Joe Root said, ‘It was a very difficult decision. I am eager to be a part of the IPL season and hopefully I will be a part of it for a few seasons.
Joe Root in preparation for the second test
Joe Root said about the second Test to be held in Chennai, “Definitely the challenge will be tough but it will not be as hard as it would have been after going down 1-0.” We are actually in good shape. We played excellent cricket and will come to the ground with confidence. But we will not let it dominate us.
IPL auction on 18th
The auction for IPL 2021 (IPL Auction 2021) will be held in Chennai on February 18, in which a total of 292 players will be bid. These include Joe Root’s compatriot Jason Roy, Mark Wood and Moeen Ali.