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IPL 2021: Harbhajan Singh Pulls Out of T20 Tournament Due to Personal Reasons, Another Setback For Chennai Super Kings

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Chennai Super Kings off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has pulled out of the upcoming version of the Indian Premier League, scheduled to be performed within the United Arab Emirates from September 19. With this, Harbhajan has develop into the second high-profile title and one other CSK participant to pull out of the profitable T20 match. Earlier, all-rounder Suresh Raina had additionally opted out of IPL citing private causes. Additionally Learn – After Suresh Raina, Harbhajan Singh Too Pulls Out of IPL 2021 Citing Personal Causes: Report

The 40-year-old, who has been a component of CSK through the previous two years is presently in Jalandhar, Punjab together with his household and requested privateness. “I’ve pulled out of IPL due to private causes,” Harbhajan was quoted as saying by PTI. Additionally Learn – IPL 2021 Participant Availability: CSK Veteran Harbhajan Singh Could Pull Out of Tournament

The IPL begins on September 19 within the UAE after being moved out of India due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally Learn – IPL 2021: Schedule Possible to be Introduced Immediately, Seven Indian Commentators Finalised

“I’ve knowledgeable the CSK administration about my resolution to pull out of this 12 months’s IPL. I’ve determined to take a break due to private causes in these tough occasions. I anticipate that everybody would respect my want for privateness,” Harbhajan stated on Friday.

Harbhajan is one of probably the most profitable bowlers within the historical past of IPL with 150 wickets.

Whereas Raina traveled with the crew to the UAE earlier than returning house, Harbhajan has been in India all this whereas.

Within the buildup to IPL 2021, three-time champions Chennai have confronted a quantity of setbacks with 13 members of their unit, together with two gamers, testing constructive for Covid-19 final week.

CSK had arrived within the UAE together with defending champions Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore on August 21.

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