Let’s not schedule international matches when cricket’s biggest show unfolds: Kevin Pietersen on IPL


The cricket Boards ought to realise that IPL is the “the biggest show in town” and no international recreation ought to be scheduled through the course of the T20 occasion, former England captain Kevin Pietersen opined on Friday.

Some of the English gamers are reportedly in a dilemma about their participation within the Indian Premier League (IPL) as their two-Test dwelling sequence in opposition to New Zealand begins on June 2, a day after the conclusion of the upcoming IPL.

If the groups they signify attain the enterprise finish of the T20 league, they both should miss the finale or skip the nationwide obligation.

Director of the England and Wales Cricket Board, Ashley Giles has already mentioned that the ECB will not power the English gamers to want nationwide obligation over IPL.

“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!,” Pietersen tweeted.

This yr, 14 England cricketers, together with white-ball skipper Eoin Morgan, Jos Buttler, Stokes, Johnny Bairstow, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Sam Billings, Liam Livingstone and Dawid Malan are contracted to play within the IPL.


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