Andrew McDonald to overlook Australia’s tour of England to satisfy IPL commitments with RR | Cricket News


SYDNEY: Australia’s senior assistant coach Andrew McDonald will miss subsequent month’s tour of England owing to a pre-existing dedication together with his Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Rajasthan Royals (RR), the nation’s cricket board mentioned on Friday.
“Australian males’s staff Senior Assistant Coach Andrew McDonald won’t journey with the squad to the UK to satisfy a pre-existing dedication as Head Coach of the Rajasthan Royals within the Indian Premier League,” Cricket Australia mentioned in an announcement.
The former Australia all-rounder had changed Paddy Upton as the top coach of Rajasthan Royals final 12 months.
Australia is scheduled to journey to England to play three T20 Internationals and as many ODIs from September 4-16.
The 13th version of IPL is about to happen within the UAE from September 19 to November 10 after it was shifted out of India as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.
The Royals are anticipated to fly to the UAE after August 20.
The 39-year-old will resume his duties with the Australian males’s staff on the conclusion of the IPL.
Several gamers from England and Australia, together with prime attracts like David Warner, Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Steve Smith and Pat Cummins are more likely to miss the primary week of IPL because the event’s SOP requires six days of quarantine on arrival within the UAE.



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