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England players may miss the New Zealand test for playing IPL knockouts – WWE Sports

Britain’s leading multi-format cricket player Ben Stokes, Joffra Archer And Jos ButtlerCould be forced to miss two test series against New Zealand in June due to a clash with this year’s IPL knockout phase.

Chris Woakes (Delhi Capitals), Sam Curran (Chennai Super Kings) and Johnny Bainesu (Sunrisers Hyderabad) may also be affected, but they all play at Rajasthan Royals. The Trio is the most prominent IPL player in England’s test setup. If each franchise reaches the last four of the competition.

Markwood, like Moen Ali, released on Royal Challengers Bangalore at the end of last season, may be absent if he participates in the IPL player auction on Thursday. Absence from the last two tests Part of the ongoing India tour is because if he is signed by another franchise, he could be another two months away from home.

Currently, IPL has not yet announced the dates and venues for this year’s tournament, but it could be held in India from around April 10th to the first week of June.

It is scheduled for June 2-14, affecting England’s accumulation in two test series against New Zealand, which is not part of the World Test Championship, and for their relaxation on the ECB’s summer schedule. Added to May miss the WTC Final scheduled for June 18-22.

– WWE Sports

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