IPL 2020 Squad Updates: AB de Villiers, Ben Stokes, Andre Russell, Lasith Malinga and List of Players Who Could Miss Upcoming Season or Part of it

IPL 2020 Squad

Indian Premier League 2020 (IPL 2020) is scheduled to begin on September 19 the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The IPL 2020 was initially scheduled to take place in March-April but was postponed due to coronavirus pandemic. Following the postponement of ICC T20 World Cup 2020 in Australia, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) decided to use the window for IPL 2020. Ideally, during the IPL season in March-April-May, most of the bilateral cricket series doesn’t take place. However, with IPL 2020 being held in a new window, there is some doubt over the availability of various overseas players. IPL 2020 Update: Franchises Could Travel With Trimmed Squads for Indian Premier League 13 UAE.

While South African players could be unable to travel out of their country due to coronavirus lockdown still place, Australian and England players will be busy in bilateral limited-overs series and are likely to miss start of the IPL 2020 as they will be arriving in the UAE late. Similarly, West Indies players will be busy with Caribbean Premier League 2020 (CPL 2020) and are expected to arrive late in UAE. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has directed its players to take part in Lanka Premier League (LPL) and not to the country for any other league. Meanwhile, let’s take a look at players who could miss IPL 2020 or part of it due to various reason. Indian Premier League 13 Final Likely to Be Postponed From 8 to 10 to Optimise Diwali Week.

List of Players Who Could Miss IPL 2020 or Part of it

PlayerTeamCountryLikely Reason
MalingaMISri LankaLPL
Isuru UdanaRCBSri LankaLPL
David WarnerSRHAustraliaDelayed Arrival
SmithRRAustraliaDelayed Arrival
Pat CumminsKKRAustraliaDelayed Arrival
Glenn MaxwellKXIPAustraliaDelayed Arrival
Alex CareyDCAustraliaDelayed Arrival
Kane RichardsonRCBAustraliaDelayed Arrival
Marcus StoinisDCAustraliaDelayed Arrival
Andrew TyeRRAustraliaDelayed Arrival
Aaron FinchRCBAustraliaDelayed Arrival
AB de VilliersRCBSouth AfricaTravel Restrictions
Quinton de KockMISouth AfricaTravel Restrictions
Dale SteynRCBSouth AfricaTravel Restrictions
Chris MorrisRCBSouth AfricaTravel Restrictions
Kagiso RabadaDCSouth AfricaTravel Restrictions
Lungi NgidiCSKSouth AfricaTravel Restrictions
Faf du PlessisCSKSouth AfricaTravel Restrictions
David MillerRRSouth AfricaTravel Restrictions
Hardus ViljoenKXIPSouth AfricaTravel Restrictions
Andre RussellKKRWest IndiesCPL/Delayed Arrival
Sunil NarineKKRWest IndiesCPL/Delayed Arrival
Kieron PollardMIWest IndiesCPL/Delayed Arrival
Shimron HetmyerDCWest IndiesCPL/Delayed Arrival
Keemo PaulDCWest IndiesCPL/Delayed Arrival
Dwayne BravoCSKWest IndiesCPL/Delayed Arrival
Sheldon CottrellKXIPWest IndiesCPL/Delayed Arrival
Nicholas PooranKXIPWest IndiesCPL/Delayed Arrival
Sherfane RutherfordMIWest IndiesCPL/Delayed Arrival
Oshane ThomasRRWest IndiesCPL/Delayed Arrival
Fabian AllenSRHWest IndiesCPL/Delayed Arrival
Eoin MorganKKREnglandDelayed Arrival
Sam CurranCSKEnglandDelayed Arrival
RoyDCEnglandDelayed Arrival
Chris WoakesDCEnglandDelayed Arrival
Tom BantonKKREnglandDelayed Arrival
Jofra ArcherRREnglandDelayed Arrival
Ben StokesRREnglandDelayed Arrival
Jos ButtlerRREnglandDelayed Arrival
Moeen AliRCBEnglandDelayed Arrival
Jonny BairstowSRHEnglandDelayed Arrival

IPL franchises are expected to reach the UAE by mid-August and will begin preparations for the upcoming season. Reportedly, the teams could travel to the UAE with a trimmed squad.

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