Not surprisingly, Steve Smith chose to stay back at IPL for Not so big Contract: Mark Taylor

Up to 14 Australians players along with Some trainers and commentators are currently in India attend in the IPL, of which three players of the land had pulled out due to the unprecedented rise in COVID-19.

“I was a little surprised that so many of The Australians left over There. If you’re Pat Cummins, he is on something in close (Rs 15.5 crore) that is also very hard beat back for six Weeks of playing cricket”Said Taylor during a discussion on ‘Channel 9’.

“Steve Smith was an interesting one one because his contract was for Australian dollars 350,000 (Rs 2.2 crore with Delhi Capitals), die but not to sneeze for a man like Steve Smith, it’s not like that big a contract as it is likely to be should have been. I was surprised that he decided to leave. “

Taylor also taunted another Australian payer, Chris Lynn of the Mumbai Indians, for suggesting that Cricket Australia should Arrange to bring a charter flight back players At the end of the tournament. Lynn had said that Cricket Australia took a percentage of it is players’IPL earningses should work to bring them back. Taylor called die comment “very rich”.

“I think Chris Lynn’s comments were absolutely rich,” said Taylor on Sports Sunday. “The 10 percent Cricket Australia received from a player’s contract over surely something has to be done with actually provide the cricketer with something coaching, Education along the way to become an IPL-worthy cricketer. “

Andrew Tye, Adam Zampa and Kane Richardson returned home from the IPL as India’s New COVID-19 Cases hit record Highs, but Taylor said the most of the Australian players and coaches seemed comfortable at this point.

“Ponting is over there, Warner, Brett Lee there. Good buddies of mine, Brad Haddin, Trevor Bayliss are coaching over There. Other than that, I haven’t heard much from them, they are there to see (out) the end of the tournament”Said Taylor.

“Much of the players actually said they were fine in die They are bubble in;; but what would they do like once die tournament’s over… “I think the Australian players and coaches hope they get home AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE. That’s what she’s looking for in look for this phase. “The IPL ends on 30th May.

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