Ravichandran Ashwin returns on the 5th day of the SCG Test.© AFP
Australia coach Justin Langer suggested on Wednesday that he was blamed for a number of injuries with Australia’s blockbuster series with India for delays in the Indian Premier League. Small-scale fights normally begin in March, but other major international sports competitions were postponed as countries went into a coronovirus lockdown. It was then transferred to the United Arab Emirates as cases increased in India and ended only on 19 September, concluding on 11 November. The players went through a 14-day quarantine in Australia. One day series Almost immediately after starting, they were allowed to exit.
“It’s really interesting how many injuries have occurred this entire summer,” Langer said.
He said, “We faced it during the white-ball series and (India) through the Test series.
“We will review it, but I can’t think that the IPL this year was probably not the ideal time for anyone, certainly for such a big series.”
David warner And Marcus Stoinis was among the Australians injured during the white-ball series.
India were then eliminated during the high-stakes test series, which ended with a four-match final in Brisbane this week.
He has lost all-rounder batsman KL Rahul along with veteran fast bowlers Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav. Ravindra Jadeja has scored the most runs With a dislocated thumb.
Hanuman Vihari, the batsman for the Gabbar Test, is skeptical of fitness as he tampered with a hamstring in the second innings in Sydney on Monday, with spinner Ravi Ashwin backing a back issue and reports in the Indian media that the fiery spearhead Jasprit Bumrah could have missed the side strain.
Langer said, “I love IPL a lot. I watch IPL now, like I used to watch (English) county cricket for young players, you play county cricket and it helps a lot in their development.”
“I think it is very similar to the IPL with our players, it helps their white ball development,” he said.
“But its timing … probably wasn’t ideal and I wonder if we’re going to have an impact on injuries for both teams this entire summer.”
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