Hazlewood & Natarajan available for phase 2 of IPL 2021
With the IPL just a month away, the preparations are on for the respective franchisees to get their key players on board.
In a great news for CSK fans, their pace spearhead Josh Hazlewood. Has made himself available for phase 2 of the IPL 2021. Hazlewood opted out at the last moment from the start of IPL 2021 citing personal reasons. Which was definitely much to do with the covid situation in India and the bio bubble life.
The fast bowler had a good outing for CSK in IPL 2020, providing early breakthroughs in the matches he played. He had looked in good momentum, bowled economically and kept getting wickets during back to back Australian T20I tour of West Indies and Bangladesh . However Australia lost both series by identical 1-4 margins.
Meanwhile, T Natarajan has recovered from his injury and will be playing in phase 2 of IPL 2021 for Sunrisers Hyderabad. Without him the SRH, bowling had struggled which also had a big effect on their batting and overall performance. Hazlewood & Natarajan available for phase 2 of IPL 2021.
Left-arm quick Natarajan came into the limelight with his lethal yorkers and skilled bowling in T20s. He had a great season in IPL 2020 which helped him to be in the squad for Australia. Where he made his debut in all the 3 formats for India including the famous Gabba test.
Natarajan’s bowling can act as a tonic for the SRH. Who are already in the rock bottom in the unfinished IPL 2021.
In a good news for KKR fans , their opener Shubman Gill is likely to get fit in time for the phase 2 of the IPL 2021. Gill whose leg injury cut short his England trip is getting ready to participate in the remainder of the IPL 2021 . Gill needs to enhance his strike rate as KKR aim to reach playoffs. After a mediocre show in the phase 1 of current IPL.