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IPL 2020 : Bad news for teams as Australian and English players set to miss out the first week, here is how the updated teams look

With Australia announcing their series against England in September, it is confirmed that Australian and English players who are part of their respective squads will miss the first 7-10 days of the tournament. England will host Australia for playing 3 ODIs and 3 T20Is on the tour which starts from 4th September and ends on 16th September.

IPL is starting on 19th September and even if the both Australian and English players depart from England on the very next day, they will have to be in self quarantine for the next 14 days in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic which means they would be unavailable for the first 10 days at least.

Team which has most impacted with this decision is Rajasthan Royals who will be losing as many as five players for the first ten days or so.

Here is the list of players who won’t be available for their respective teams.

Kings XI Punjab : Glenn Maxwell and Chris Jordan.

Royal Challengers Bangalore : Aaron Finch, Kane Richardson, Joshua Phillipe and Moeen Ali.

SunRisers Hyderabad : David Warner, Mitchell Marsh and Jonny Bairstow.

Kolkata Knight Riders : Pat Cummins, Eoin Morgan and Tom Banton

Rajasthan Royals : Steven Smith, Jofra Archer, Andrew Tye, Tom Curran and Jos Buttler.

Delhi Capitals : Jason Roy, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey and Chris Woakes (already pulled off from the IPL)

Chennai Super Kings : Josh Hazlewood.

Mumbai Indians : None

With these players unavailable, here are the remaining overseas options of every team.

Delhi Capitas : Sandeep Lamichhane, Kagiso Rabada, Keemo Paul, Shimron Hetmyer

Chennai Super Kings : Shane Watson, Sam Curran, Mitchell Santner, Dwayne Bravo, Lungi Ngidi, Imran Tahir , Faf du Plessis

Kings XI Punjab : James Neesham, Sheldon Cottrell, Hardus Viljoen, Nicholas Pooran, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Chris Gayle

Kolkata Knight Riders : Chris Green,  Harry Gurney, Lockie Ferguson, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell

Mumbai Indians : Quinton de Kock,, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Kieron Pollard, Trent Boult, Lasith Malinga, Mitchell McClenaghan, Chris Lynn, Sherfane Rutherford

Rajasthan Royals : Oshane Thomas, David Miller, Ben Stokes (probably)

Royal Challengers Bangalore : Chris Morris, Dale Steyn, Isuru Udana, AB de Villiers

SunRisers Hyderabad : Fabian Allan, Kane Williamson, Billy Stanlake, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan

Ben Stokes is the one player whose availability or unavailability is unguaranteed at this stage. As per reports, he may play in IPL for even the first week as he has pulled off from English summer. That will be a huge boost for an already hurt RR. Sam Curran is also unlikely to be a part of England’s limited overs team.

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