Will the English players miss the rest of the tournament?
Big Bash League: In a landmark development, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have called on all English players involved in the upcoming limited series against the West Indies to return home immediately. England are set to tour the West Indies where they will play a five-game T20I and three-tryout streak starting with the opening T20I on January 23, 2022 in Barbados.
Will English players miss the rest of the BBL season?
The likes of Sam Billings (Sydney Thunder), James Vince (Sydney Sixers), Tymal Mills (Perth Scorchers), George Garton (Adelaide Strikers), Chris Jordan (Sydney Sixers), Reece Topley (Melbourne Renegades) and Saqib Mahmood (Sydney Thunder) ) will not play for the remainder of the 2021-22 Big Bash League season. The ECB has asked the player to self-isolate before January 7, 2022 for the next tour of the West Indies. The England and Wales Cricket Council should also have taken this big step keeping in mind the recent outbreak of COVID-19 in the ongoing BBL tournament where many teams have been affected by the virus.
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England T20I Squad for the tour of the West Indies
Eoin Morgan (c), Moeen Ali, Tom Banton, Sam Billings, Liam Dawson, George Garton, Chris Jordan, Liam Livingstone, Saqib Mahmood, Tymal Mills, David Payne, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Phil Salt, Reece Topley, James Vince .
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While talking about the on-going T20 Big Bash League, Sam Billings unavailable for the rest of the tournament will be a big blow to the Sydney Thunder as he is his team’s top runner so far. Billings shattered a brilliant 255 points in just 7 games averaging 42.50 and also with an incredible 154.55 hitting rate.
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The Perth Scorchers are currently top of the points table with up to 7 wins in 8 games and they will certainly miss the services of race leader Tymal Mills, who has been a key wicket-taker so far with a total. of 9 scalps.
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