After the eight Indian Premier League teams finalise their retention plans, new franchises -- Lucknow and Ahmedabad -- will pick a maximum of three players between December 1 and 25 before the IPL mega auction in January.
Ben Stokes was only added to England’s squad for the Ashes series against Australia last month after recovering from a finger injury and from taking time away to prioritize his mental health.
Ben Stokes was a late addition to the Ashes squad after the England all-rounder had taken time off to recover from mental-health issues as well as an injury to his finger.
Ben Stokes, who had taken an indefinite break from all forms of cricket to focus on his mental health, has been added to England's Test squad for the Ashes series against Australia later this year.
England open their T20 World Cup 2021 campaign against England and Samuel Badree opines that it wont be easy against the 2019 50-over World Cup champs.
Stokes is away on indefinite leave from cricket to take care of his mental well-being and also to recover from a finger injury. Archer was ruled out after the recurrence of a stress fracture in his right elbow.
Stokes had initially undergone surgery four months ago after he picked up the injury on his left index finger while playing for RR in the IPL 2021.
England batsman Jos Buttler could be the only player not to travel, having previously expressed his concerns about staying away from family for long periods.
The England all-rounder, who has scored 2914 runs and 195 wickets in Tests, is not keen to spend time away from family.
While Punjab Kings are languishing at sixth place in the IPL 2021 table with six points from eight matches, Rajasthan Royals are fifth with the same points but played a game less.
In case Ben Stokes changes his mind before October 10, he can only be included if there is any injury
The T20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates and Oman begins on 17th October
Stokes took indefinite break from the game last month but with England losing in 2d Test, the chorus for all-rounder return is gaining momentum
Ben Stokes took an indefinite break from cricket and Root said he will be badly missed in the India series beginning Wednesday
Mental health of cricketers in COVID times has become a topic of constant discussion with the players having to play in bio-bubbles for months.
Stokes had fractured the finger while playing for the Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2021
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