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IPL 2022: Cricket Australia grants NoC to David Warner, Pat Cummins to take part in league from THIS date

Australia will tour Pakistan for the first time since 1998 for three Test matches, three ODIs, and one T20I. The last match will be played on April 5.

Cricket Australia have granted a No-Objection Certificate to their centrally-contracted players to participate in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 season from April 6. The likes of David Warner, Pat Cummins and Glenn Maxwell will miss the white-ball series against Pakistan, but Cricket Australia will not release its contracted stars to join IPL immediately.

Sources in Cricket Australia confirmed that the players would only be available for their franchises once the tour of Pakistan concludes. “Yes, we have granted NoCs to our players to be available for their franchises from April 6 in the IPL. The players can be available only after the Pakistan tour concludes,” the sourced told news agency ANI.

Australia will tour Pakistan for the first time since 1998 for three Test matches, three ODIs, and one T20I. The last match will be played on April 5.


The Test-playing contingent and staff are due to depart for Pakistan later this week while white ball players and staff will join mid-tour for the One-Day Internationals and T20 International. Warner and Mitchell Marsh will be playing for Delhi Capitals while Glenn Maxwell and Josh Hazlewood will represent Royal Challengers Bangalore. The IPL 2022 season is expected to start in the last week of March.

Australia’s star gamers, together with David Warner, Josh Hazelwood and Pat Cummins, will miss the beginning of the IPL regardless of skipping the restricted overs collection towards Pakistan, which is about to coincide with the profitable T20 league. Although the BCCI hasn’t formally introduced the dates of IPL-15, the league is anticipated to start within the final week of March. Warner, Hazelwood and Cummins are a part of the Check squad for the collection in Pakistan, beginning March 4-25, however shall be skipping the restricted overs task, starting March 29.

Nonetheless, they will not be capable to hyperlink up with their IPL groups earlier than April 5 as Australia’s choice committee chief George Bailey made it clear on Tuesday that centrally contracted gamers who should not a part of the limited-overs matches towards Pakistan is not going to be out there for the league till the bilateral collection ends.

Therefore, the trio will return house following the Checks in Pakistan and previous to beginning their IPL stints in India.

The likes of all-rounders Mitchell Marsh and Marcus Stoinis, pacers Jason Behrendorff, Sean Abbott and Nathan Ellis will even miss the beginning of the league as they’re a part of the Australian squad for the three ODIs and one T20I towards Pakistan.

“I absolutely respect the IPL as a match. I believe they’re on the forefront of the T20 recreation,” Bailey was quoted a saying by

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“I believe it has been a extremely necessary match for the ability growth of a few of our gamers, so it is necessary to not underestimate that going ahead,” he stated.

Bailey added that “the protocols that may dictate no centrally contracted Australia participant was out there to affix an IPL group till April 6 had been being finalised by CA’s Government Basic Supervisor Excessive Efficiency and Nationwide Groups, Ben Oliver.” The likes of Daniel Sams, Riley Meredith, Nathan Coulter-Nile and Tim David, who should not certain by CA contracts, shall be free to affix the IPL from the beginning.

Australia’s ODI and T20 squad: 

Aaron Finch (c), Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Jason Behrendorff, Alex Carey, Nathan Ellis, Cameron Green, Travis Head, Josh Inglis, Marnus Labuschagne, Mitchell Marsh, Ben McDermott, Kane Richardson, Steve Smith, Marcus Stoinis, Adam Zampa.

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