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Kevin Pietersen advices cricket boards to not schedule worldwide matches in the course of the IPL

Kevin Pietersen advices cricket boards not to schedule international matches

South Africa and Pakistan started their ODI collection in Centurion on Friday.

Kevin Pietersen
Kevin Pietersen. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen has mentioned that worldwide boards shouldn’t schedule any of their matches in the course of the IPL season. He additionally referred to as the profitable league the most important present on the town. The former batsman has been an extended advocate of the IPL and is somebody who has had an in depth affiliation with it previously. 

The IPL 2021 is scheduled to start on April 9 and a lot of the boards have determined both to complete their collection proper earlier than the IPL or simply not play any worldwide cricket throughout this time. Bangladesh lately completed their tour of New Zealand, whose cricketing physique hasn’t scheduled any collection for now. Bangladesh although will play Sri Lanka later this month.

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On Friday, when Kevin Pietersen tweeted from his official account, South Africa was enjoying the first ODI in opposition to Pakistan in Centurion. It was the primary of three matches to be performed earlier than the 2 groups meet once more within the shortest format, T20Is. Pietersen posted a tweet by which he made an announcement that no boards ought to have collection in the course of the IPL. 

Cricket boards want to understand that the IPL is the most important present on the town: Kevin Pietersen 

“Cricket boards need to realise that the @IPL is the biggest show in town. DO NOT schedule ANY international games whilst it’s on. V v v simple!,” the previous English batter tweeted. Apart from India, England, Australia, New Zealand and West Indies have determined to not schedule any collection in the midst of the IPL. 

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While South Africa has determined to launch their star gamers who will play within the IPL after the ODI collection in opposition to Pakistan, New Zealand additionally determined to relaxation all their IPL-bound gamers lately for the T20I collection in opposition to Bangladesh. Australia and England have nearly stopped scheduling collection throughout this time of the 12 months, to make their gamers out there for the cash-rich league. 

Bangladesh lately had an argument when their star all-rounder, Shakib Al Hasan determined to decide out from the Test collection in Sri Lanka, so as to play the IPL. This created the entire ‘IPL vs Country’ debate. Cricket Boards of nations like England, Australia, New Zealand, West Indies and South Africa at all times keep away from scheduling worldwide matches in the course of the IPL season. 

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