New Delhi: Players around the world are desperate to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL). The reason behind this is the wealth and fame they derive from this league. Meanwhile, England star cricketer Jos Buttler admitted on Tuesday that the economic benefits of the IPL contract cannot be ignored.
‘ECB hasn’t stopped playing IPL’
Jos Buttler said the ECB never asked him to stay out of the IPL to play a series of tests against New Zealand. Let me tell you that the UK media criticized him a lot for the possibility of Butler (Jos Buttler) being excluded from the Test series against New Zealand. Butler said at a press conference, “Nothing like this has happened to me. I don’t know the other players. I think before the announcement of the Test Series against New Zealand there was a contract to play in the IPL.
Financial assistance is provided by IPL
Butler (Jos Buttler) said the IPL provides a lot of financial support and some players may also skip the test run against New Zealand if the dates conflict with the IPL. He said: “We all know the benefits of IPL. It’s a big tournament and it brings in a lot of money. It also gives experience. The schedule is difficult and there is no balance. The ECB and the players are trying to balance each other.
Let us know that ahead of this year’s IPL auction, Butler (Jos Buttler) was retained by Rajasthan Royals in his team. Butler (Jos Buttler) has played 58 IPL games since 2016. During that time, he has scored 1714 points at an average of 35 and a strike rate of around 150. Butler’s best score in the IPL is a 95 points undefeated. 12 England players will take part in this year’s IPL.