Chris Vokes, now the third player after England’s star players Johnny Bairstow and David Malan, has also withdrawn from the second phase of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021.
Vokes was part of the top Delhi Capitals team in the 14th season of the league. The second edition of the IPL will be played in the United Arab Emirates from September 19.
According to sources familiar with the matter, Vokes will no longer be available for the rest of the IPL. In fact, Vokes has withdrawn from the rest of the IPL season citing personal reasons. As a result, he will no longer be able to join the Delhi Capitals team.
Earlier, the Punjab Kings had announced on Saturday that they would take over the IPL. P. L. In the second phase of 2021, David Malan has been replaced by South African batsman Aiden Markram. Malan has withdrawn his name ahead of the second phase of the 14th season of the IPL.
Jose Butler, Joffra Archer and Ben Stokes, among other England players, are also out of the IPL 2021. This has dealt a major blow to the Rajasthan Royals’ preparations. Josh Butler has also refused to take part in the tournament citing personal reasons. It may be recalled that the 14th season of IPL was postponed after the case of Corona came to light in Bio Bubble.