England’s Mark Wood has withdrawn his identify from the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 Player Auction, scheduled to happen on Thursday in Chennai.
According to ESPNcricinfo, franchises had been knowledgeable at a briefing in Chennai on Wednesday that the pacer had determined to tug out of the public sale with a view to spend time along with his household at house. ₹2 crore is the very best reserve worth and Wood was among the many eight abroad gamers, who selected to be slotted within the highest bracket.
Also, Wood and wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow on Wednesday joined England’s squad in Chennai forward of the third Test towards India. The third Test will start on February 24 and it will likely be a day-night affair in Ahmedabad.
“The pair have rejoined the England men’s cricket team after time at home,” England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) had mentioned. The pair had additionally attended “their first training session after coming out of quarantine”.
On Tuesday, India levelled the four-match Test sequence 1-1 towards England after an emphatic 317-run win within the second Test right here on the MA Chidambaram Stadium.
India stays in competition to make the ultimate of the ICC World Test Championship after finishing a powerful victory over England within the second Test to attract stage within the four-match sequence.
The victory lifted India to the second place with 69.7 share factors on the factors desk however they can’t afford to lose one other match as they should win 2-1 or 3-1 to qualify for the ultimate of the maiden version of the championship.
This story has been revealed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content.