(IPL 2022) Top players of England and Australia are feeling skeptical about their involvement in the upcoming season of IPL, there are has been lots of talk about the inclusion of players like Joe Root, Pat Cummins, Ben Stokes, etc. during the Ashes.
Although BCCI has changed the timeline to 20th January for the players to make up their minds for IPL season 15, for their enrolment in the mega auction which is going to be held in Bengaluru on 12 and 13 of February.
Big players who could have drawn big buck in the auction are feeling little cold feet, England captain Joe Root has clarified that he is not going to put his name for the IPL mega auction.
Australian players are also giving a second thought to their involvement in IPL because of the hectic schedule and bubble environment through which they have to go through till June and July.
As the Ashes series finished now the Australian team is going to host the New Zealand team for 3 ODIs and 1 T20i, from 30th January to 8th of February, and after that Australian team will host the Sri Lankan team for 5 T20Is from 11th of February to 20th February.
then the Australian team will leave for their tour of Pakistan on 23 Feb, the tour is a month long where the Aussie team will play 3 Tests, 3 ODIs, and One T20I, and this will be followed by a two-month-long IPL.
Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc stated that he hasn’t submitted his paperwork and he still got two days to think about that, and with his statement, it is pretty unclear whether the Aussie star is keen on playing the IPL or not.
And their lot of speculation about which country is going to host IPL, as there is Covid cases rising in India again, Sri Lanka and South Africa have been emerging as the alternative countries for hosting the IPL.