IPL 2020: Mumbai Indians’ Jason Behrendorff set to overlook the subsequent version


The pacer missed the 2018 IPL as a result of identical again drawback.

Jason Behrendorff
Jason Behrendorff. (Photograph: Sandeep Mahankal/IANS)

Jason Behrendorff, the Australian quick bowler, is all set to overlook the 2020 version of the Indian Premier League (IPL). He has dominated himself out of the whole 2019-20 season and it was confirmed on Tuesday, October eight. The identical is owing to his ever-lasting again drawback that has marred his profession over time. The left-arm quick bowler is about to fly to New Zealand to bear spinal surgical procedure.

It’s the identical surgical procedure that revived James Pattinson’s profession. Within the IPL, he was picked by the Mumbai Indians (MI), the four-time champions, again in 2018. However he couldn’t participate that season as a result of again difficulty. Black Caps pacer Mitchell McClenaghan was known as upon as his substitute. He was roped in at INR 1.50 crore. Nonetheless, he got here again to play the erstwhile version of the league.

Behrendorff performed solely 5 matches through which he picked up as many wickets at an economic system of eight.68. The public sale for the subsequent IPL is scheduled on December 19 in Kolkata, and the Mumbai-based franchise has to seek out his substitute. Final month, the 29-year-old needed to miss the T20 Blast quarterfinals for Sussex as a result of again harm and he was known as again by Western Australia.

I’m feeling good concerning the surgical procedure, says Behrendorff

So far as the surgical procedure is worried, he had a protracted chat with Pattinson over the rigours of the identical. Pattinson lately was part of the 2019 Ashes on English soil. Most significantly, Jason sounded optimistic about it. The southpaw can also be hoping to return to red-ball cricket, a format he hasn’t performed since 2017.

“I’m feeling good concerning the surgical procedure, I’ve spoken to numerous Aussie and Kiwi bowlers who’ve had an identical surgical procedure and so they have been all very optimistic concerning the outcomes. This explicit process has had good success charges in different skilled tempo bowlers with comparable reoccurring points,” Behrendorff was quoted as saying in an interview with cricket.com.au.

Behrendorff had the privilege of enjoying within the 2019 World Cup as effectively. The pacer went on to select up a five-wicket haul towards hosts England on the iconic Lord’s Cricket Floor in London. General, he completed with 9 wickets from 5 encounters.

Watch: 5 Cricketers who performed for 2 nations