South Africa’s IPL players will skip the Bangladesh Test Series. “CSA is not at liberty to deny players the opportunity to participate in the IPL. As CSA and SACA seek to balance players’ livelihoods and opportunities with their national duties.” The CSA said in a statement.
The South African Test team for the two-match home series against Bangladesh. “Will be missing its IPL players,” Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced on Thursday. Moreover, The likes of Marco Jansen, Aiden Markram, Lungi Ngidi. Kagiso Rabada, and Rassie van der Dussen were not included in the 15-man squad released by CSA. Jansen, Markram, Ngidi, and Dussen all played in South Africa’s 2-1 series victory over India. As well as the away series against New Zealand.
However, the five cricketers, along with Quinton de Kock, Dwaine Pretorius, and David Miller, have IPL contracts that conflict with Bangladesh Tests. Furthermore, The IPL 2022 season begins on March 26, with the first South Africa-Bangladesh Test set to begin on March 31.
The CSA also stated that they do not have the “liberty to refuse” players the opportunity to participate in the IPL.
South Africa’s IPL players will skip the Bangladesh Test Series.
“The team will be missing several IPL players. According to the current MOU between CSA and @SACAplayers, CSA is not at liberty to deny players the opportunity to participate in the IPL, as CSA and SACA seek to balance players’ livelihoods and opportunities with their national duties “In a statement, the CSA stated
The absence of regular stars has allowed Khaya Zondo to earn his first Test call-up.
“The loss of IPL players is unfortunate, but we support the CSA system. Its ever-expanding pipeline, and, most importantly, the players we have chosen.” CSA Convenor of Selectors Victor Mpitsang moreover said.